fermium


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Synonyms for fermium

a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

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Besides probing fermium further, the team plans next to study element number 101, mendelevium, Backe says.
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.
I may know that I believe that Einsteinium is an element and know that I believe that Fermium is an element, but I may wonder whether these two beliefs are really just one, partially on account of the possibility that "Fermium" is just another name for Einsteinium.
They were eventually named, respectively, einsteinium and fermium in honor of Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi, who had died in the months preceding laboratory study of the elements.
Curium, Darmstadtium, Fermium, Hassium and Radium can be removed without affecting the maximum chain length, but the removal of Radon, which lacks an "i", reduces the maximum chain length by 2 (e.