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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding
curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known [syn:
nobelium, No, atomic number 102]
From The Elements (07Nov00) :
Atomic number: 102
Atomic weight: (254)
Radioactive metallic transuranic element, belongs to the actinoids.
known isotopes exist, the most stable being No-254 with a half-life of
seconds. First identified with certainty by Albert Ghiorso and Glenn T.
Seaborg in 1966. Unnilbium has been proposed as an alternative name.
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