by Marcelo Rodriguez

Basic Facts about Seaborgium

It is a man made element. It has an atomic mass of 266. It's atomic number is 106. It has 106 protons, 106 electrons and 165 neutrons in its most stable isotope. The melting point and freezing point are yet undiscovered. It is currently being sold at roughly $100 per gram. It is a transition metal. It was discovered by Albert Ghiorso and his team at the Lawrence Berkeley and Livermore Laboratories in 1974, but is named after American nuclear chemist, Glenn T. Seaborg. It has no significant use besides scientist research due to the fact that it is radioactive, but not hazardous enough to have an exposure limit set by OSHA.