ELEMENT OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2015: EINSTENIUM

August 31, 2015

 

The element of August 2015 was EINSTENIUM. This element was discovered by Albert Ghiorso and collegues in 1952 as a component of the debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion. The finding took place in the fallout from the Ivy Mike nuclear test and this element was named after Albert Einsten. Click on this link to read more about Einstenium.

 

 

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