• Name: Seaborgium

  • Symbol: Sg

  • Number of Energy Levels: 7

  • Electrons on the outer energy level: 2

  • Atomic Number: 106

  • Atomic Mass: 269.0 Amu

  • Protons / Electrons: 106

  • Neutrons: 157

  • Density: 25.0 g/cm3

  • Classification: Transition Metal

Top 10 interesting facts about Seaborgium

  • Seaborgium was discovered in 1974 at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory. Seaborgium was named after Glenn Seaborg, who discovered many of the transuranium elements.
  • Seaborgium's melting and boiling points are unknown.
  • Seaborgium is a man-made element created in laboratory.
  • Seaborgium is a radioactive element.
  • Seaborgium's most stable isotope (271-Seaborgium) has a half life of only 1.9 minutes.
  • Seaborgium's newer discovered isotope, 269-Seaborgium, is believed to have a slightly longer half-life (2.1 minutes).
  • Seaborgium is considered as heavier homologue of tungsten (based on chemical experiments).
  • Glenn Seaborg was alive at the time when seaborgium was named after his name.
  • Seaborgium is used for research purposes only.
  • Seaborgium might be used in the future in cold fusion reactors.