Cesium

55
Cs
132.90543(2)

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Cesium Magnometer.

Properties

Symbol Name Atomic Number Atomic Weight Group Number
Cs Cesium 55 132.90543(2) 1

Description

Standard State: solid at 298 K
Color: silvery white

Bunsen and Kirchhoff discovered Cesium in 1860 in mineral water in Durkheim. Cesium is one of three metals that is liquid at room temperature. Cesium has a high explosive reaction in cold water.  If Cesium was capable of being used in our atmosphere, only 1 lb. of would push a vehicle 140 times than that of any solid or liquid.