PHOSPHORUS

AMY LETKEMAN

You may think you can live without it, but that is prephosphorus.

Symbol: P

Atomic Number: 15

Melting Point: 111.6°F (44.2°C)

Discovered: 1669

Atomic Mass: 30.973762

State at Room Temperature: Solid

Category: Non-Metal

Cost: $4 for 100 grams

Some things that contian phosphorus:

Fun Fact:

Phosphorus is also used in glow sticks, this lead to comic book character named Dr. Phosphorus. Dr Phosphorus was an un-popular comic book character (for obvious reasons) which was a glowing skeleton.
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So from muffins to comics to green grass, phosphorus tends to be very prevalent in our lives even if you probably didn't know what it was until now.