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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.
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