Number of Energy Levels: 7
Electrons on the outer energy level: 2
Atomic number: 99
Atomic Mass: 252 Amu (Atomic Mass Units)
Density: 8.84 g/cm3
Classification: Rare Earth
Einsteinium was discovered in 1952 at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was named after Albert Einstein. Einsteinium’s melting point is at 860 °C (1133 K, 1580 °F) and its boiling point is at 996 °C (1269 K , 1825 °F).
Top 10 interesting facts about Einsteinium
Einsteinium is a synthetic element created in laboratory.
Einsteinium is soft and has a silvery color.
Einsteinium is extremely radioactive.
Einsteinium was a component of the debris of the first hydrogen bomb.
Einsteinium is produced from the decay of californium-253 in nuclear reactors.
Einsteinium-252 is the most stable isotope of einsteinium (half-life 471.7 days).
Einsteinium is used just for scientific research.
Einsteinium was used to synthesize the new element mendelevium.
Einsteinium converts into berkelium then into californium.
Einsteinium is a toxic element and has no biological role.