What do we to do a dead chemist? We barium!

Basic facts:

-Barium's symbol on the periodic table is "Ba"

-Barium's atomic number is 56

-It has an atomic mass of 137.327

-It's located in period 6 on the periodic table, along with being in Group #2, the Alkaline Earth Metals.

-At room temperature, barium is a solid.

-Barium is a metal.

Uses summary

Barium isn't really widely used, as many elements take it's place better in almost any given situation, as it's just another resource able to be used, and is so.