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fermium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fermium 
  n  :  a  radioactive  transuranic  metallic  element  produced  by 
  bombarding  plutonium  with  neutrons  [syn:  {Fm},  {atomic 
  number  100}] 
 
  From  Elements  database  20001107  [elements]: 
 
  fermium 
  Symbol:  Fm 
  Atomic  number:  100 
  Atomic  weight:  (253) 
  Radioactive  metallic  transuranic  element,  belongs  to  the  actinoids  Ten 
  known  isotopes,  most  stable  is  Fm-257  with  a  half-life  of  10  days.  First 
  identified  by  Albert  Ghiorso  and  associates  in  the  debris  of  the  first 
  hydrogen-bomb  explosion  in  1952. 
 
 




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