Nobelium

102
No
259

Properties

Symbol Name Atomic Number Atomic Weight Group Number
No Nobelium 102 259

Description

Standard State: Presumably a solid at 298 K
Color: unknown

Nobelium was unambiguously discovered and identified in April 1958 by Ghiorso, Sikkeland, Walton, and Seaborg who used a new double-recoil technique. Nobelium is a radioactive "rare earth metal" named after Alfred Nobel who discovered dynamite.