6 Completing the table with a BANG

By: Dayna-Leigh Mikeal

Promethium

  • Found by 3 scientists in 1949 at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee
  • Atomic Number is 61
  • Atomic Mass is 145
  • Located in Period 6, Group 3
  • The Electron Configuration is 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^2 3d^10 4p^6 5s^2 4d^10 5p^6 6s^2 4f^5
  • Classified as a Transition Metal
  • Used in Nuclear Batteries in pacemakers and watches
  • Named after a Titan in Greek mythology who stole fire and gave it to mankind and was tortured by having a vulture dine on his liver

Cobalt

  • Name comes From the German word meaning goblin or evil spirit
  • Atomic Number is 27
  • Atomic Mass is 58.9332
  • The Electron Configuration is 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^2 3d^7
  • Classified as a Transition Metal
  • Can be found in Sweden
  • Used to color glass
  • Discovered by Georg Brandt in 1739

Plutonium

  • Atomic Number is 94
  • Atomic Mass is 244
  • The Electron Configuration is 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6 4s^2 3d^10 4p^6 5s^2 4d^10 5p^6 6s^2 4f^14 5d^10 6p^6 7s^2 5f^6
  • It is a Transition Metal
  • Used to power some spaceships
  • Found at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory
  • Found in 1940
  • Named After Pluto
  • Found By, Joseph W. Kennedy, Glenn T. Seaborg, Edwin McMillan, and Arthur Wahl
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Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutonium

https://archive.org/stream/pdfy-vyvZm-cBnifFmcZQ/The+Disappearing+Spoon+And+Other+True+Tales+Of+Madness,+Love+And+The+History+Of+The+World_djvu.txt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobalt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Promethium