An explanation of this explosive element.
What is it?
Uranium is has the atomic number of 92 on the periodic table. It has a melting point of 1132 degrees Celsius and a boiling point of 3818 degrees Celsius. Also, it is a solid when seen in room temperature (298 degrees Kelvin, or 25 degrees Celsius). Finally, it belong in the actinide category.
This is Uranium in its solid and most room-temperature form.
The planet that Uranium was said to be found on and named after.
Martin Heinrich Klaproth
The German scientist that discovered Uranium.
Where is it found?
It was discovered by a German scientist by the name of Martin Heinrich Klaproth in 1789. Yes, Uranium is found on the planet Uranus. A long time ago, the humans used it for a yellowish coloring. Now, we realize it's usefulness in Nuclear Weaponry and Nuclear Reactors. It has the atomic weight of 238.03 g.mol-1.