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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A radioactive transuranic element..

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  • Because of its rarity, berkelium presently has no commercial or technological use
  • The person who discovers the element gets to name it, which is why there are elements called berkelium and californium - for a while, UC Berkeley was the place to be for...
  • A team from the US and Russia produced the elusive element 117 by fusing together atoms of calcium and another rare, heavy element known as berkelium, filling in the...
  • The team produced six atoms of the element by smashing together isotopes of calcium and a radioactive element called berkelium in a particle accelerator about 75 miles... for more
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