Science Element Darmstadtium

by: Chandler Stinson

What is it?

Darmstadtium is a chemical element with symbol Ds and atomic number is 110. It is an extremely radioactive synthetic element. The most stable known isotope, darmstadtium-281, has a half-life of approximately 10 seconds. Darmstadtium was first created in 1994 by the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research near the city of Darmstadt, Germany, after which it was named.

Some images of Darmstadtium

Natural abundance

where is it found

It is man-made element of which only a few atoms have ever been created. It that is formed by fusing nickel and lead atoms in a heavy ion accelerator. It was made in Darmstadt, Germany.