• Name: Nobelium

  • Symbol: No

  • Number of Energy Levels: 7

  • Electrons on the outer energy level: 2

  • Atomic Number: 102

  • Atomic Mass: 259 Amu

  • Protons / Electrons: 102

  • Neutrons: 157

  • Density: unknown g/cm3

  • Classification: Rare Earth

Top 13 interesting facts about Nobelium

  • Nobelium was discovered in 1957 at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research. Nobelim was named after Alfred Nobel.
  • Nobelium's melting point is at 827 C (1100 K, 1521 F) and its boiling point is unknown.
  • Nobelium is a synthetic chemical element.
  • Nobelium is a radioactive metal.
  • Nobelium can be produced only in small quantities in particle accelerators.
  • Nobelium has 12 known isotopes.
  • Nobelium's most stable isotope is 259-No (half-life 58 minutes).
  • Nobelium's most commonly used isotope is 255-No (half-life 3.1 minutes).
  • Nobelium's chemistry is known mostly in aqueous solution.
  • Nobelium's chemical properties are in high proportion unknown.
  • Nobelium is used just for scientific research.
  • Nobelium has +2 oxidation state that is more stable than the shown +3 oxidation state.
  • Nobelium has no biological role, it is radioactive and considered toxic.