Number of Energy Levels: 7
Electrons on the outer energy level: 2
Atomic number: 102
Atomic Mass: 259 Amu (Atomic Mass Units)
Density: unknown g/cm3
Classification: Rare Earth
Nobelium was discovered in 1957 at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research. Nobelim was named after Alfred Nobel. Nobelium’s melting point is at 827 °C (1100 K, 1521 °F) and its boiling point is unknown.
Top 11 interesting facts about Nobelium
Nobelium is a synthetic chemical element.
Nobelium is a radioactive metal.
Nobelium can be produced only in small quantities in particle accelerators.
Nobelium has 12 known isotopes.
Nobelium’s most stable isotope is 259-No (half-life 58 minutes).
Nobelium’s most commonly used isotope is 255-No (half-life 3.1 minutes).
Nobelium’s chemistry is known mostly in aqueous solution.
Nobelium’s chemical properties are in high proportion unknown.
Nobelium is used just for scientific research.
Nobelium has +2 oxidation state that is more stable than the shown +3 oxidation state.
Nobelium has no biological role and it is radioactive and considered toxic.