Some of the elements, such as francium and californium, were named to honor the places where they were discovered. From Wordnik.com. [Elements] Reference
The two transuranium elements most recently discovered, berkelium and californium, correspond to terbium and dysprosium in the lanthanides. From Wordnik.com. [Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1951 - Presentation Speech] Reference
You need some germanium crystals, a pinch of molybdenum, a teaspoon of californium ... and working with those short-lived superheavies is a royal pain, I'll tell you. From Wordnik.com. [A Corridor in the Asylum] Reference
Don't expect much, after all these are the people behind elements like californium and einsteinium. From Wordnik.com. [Something Awful] Reference
The artificial elements berkelium, californium, and americium were produced at Berkeley, California. From Wordnik.com. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4] Reference
Tossing a lump of californium on the moving train improved the accuracy 10-fold, according to the scientists. From Wordnik.com. [Discover Blogs] Reference
The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has produced a dozen superheavy elements called transuranics and bear such names as berkelium, californium, lawrencium and seaborgium. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Top News Stories]
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 element hunters. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Entertainment] Reference
In 1941, the National Gallery of Art opened in Washington, D.C. In 1950, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, "californium.". From Wordnik.com. [CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports] Reference
There's sulfur, californium and fermium, berkelium. From Wordnik.com. [Qulog 2.0] Reference
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