by Hannah Barber
Where was is discovered?
University of California, Berkeley
- Two crystalline forms exist for californium under normal pressure: one above and one below 900 °C (1,650 °F).
- . Compounds of californium are dominated by a chemical form of the element, designated californium(III), that can participate in three chemical bonds
- Californium is one of the few transuranium elements that have practical applications.
- Californium is a silvery white actinide metal
- in period 7 of PToE