• Name: Einsteinium

  • Symbol: Es

  • Number of Energy Levels: 7

  • Electrons on the outer energy level: 2

  • Atomic Number: 99

  • Atomic Mass: 252 Amu

  • Protons / Electrons: 99

  • Neutrons: 153

  • Density: 8.84 g/cm3

  • Classification: Rare Earth

Top 12 interesting facts about Einsteinium

  • Einsteinium was discovered in 1952 at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It was named after Albert Einstein.
  • Einsteinium's melting point is at 860 C (1133 K, 1580 F) and its boiling point is at 996 C (1269 K , 1825 F).
  • Einsteinium is a synthetic element created in laboratory.
  • Einsteinium is soft and has a silvery color.
  • Einsteinium is extremely radioactive.
  • Einsteinium was a component of the debris of the first hydrogen bomb.
  • Einsteinium is produced from the decay of californium-253 in nuclear reactors.
  • Einsteinium-252 is the most stable isotope of einsteinium (half-life 471.7 days).
  • Einsteinium is used just for scientific research.
  • Einsteinium was used to synthesize the new element mendelevium.
  • Einsteinium converts into berkelium then into californium.
  • Einsteinium is a toxic element and has no biological role.