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Nobelium

Name: Nobelium
Symbol: No
Number of Energy Levels: 7
Electrons on the outer energy level: 2
Atomic number: 102
Atomic Mass: 259 Amu (Atomic Mass Units)
Protons/Electrons: 102
Neutrons: 157
Density: unknown g/cm3
Classification: Rare Earth

Nobelium | Chemical elements

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

  1. Nobelium is a synthetic chemical element.
  2. Nobelium is a radioactive metal.
  3. Nobelium can be produced only in small quantities in particle accelerators.
  4. Nobelium has 12 known isotopes.
  5. Nobelium’s most stable isotope is 259-No (half-life 58 minutes).
  6. Nobelium’s most commonly used isotope is 255-No (half-life 3.1 minutes).
  7. Nobelium’s chemistry is known mostly in aqueous solution.
  8. Nobelium’s chemical properties are in high proportion unknown.
  9. Nobelium is used just for scientific research.
  10. Nobelium has +2 oxidation state that is more stable than the shown +3 oxidation state.
  11. Nobelium has no biological role and it is radioactive and considered toxic.

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