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Synonyms for berkelium

a radioactive transuranic element

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Berkelium is a heavy element that does not occur in nature--it also had to be created in a laboratory.
After the war, Seaborg and his colleagues continued their research on the transuranium elements, discovering such elements as berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, mendelevium, and nobelium.
This element, the heaviest yet known, was discovered in experiments with the cyclotron, which also yielded another element, berkelium.
AN89), berkelium (96,97), P (phosphorus 16,15), Sc (scandium 22, 21), Sr (strontium 37, 38) and V (vanadium 22, 23).
The 20 protons in the calcium and 97 protons in the berkelium combined to make an element with 117 protons.
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