a radioactive chemical element with a very short half-life: it is a transactinide usually produced by bombarding lead with high-energy nuclear particles: symbol, Ds; at. no. 110
Origin of darmstadtiumafter Darmstadt, site of laboratory where discovered
An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 110. Isotopes having mass numbers ranging from 267 to 281 are known, with the most stable isotope (Ds-281) having a half-life of about 10 seconds. See Periodic Table.
Origin of darmstadtiumAfter Darmstadt
- A transuranic chemical element (symbol Ds) with atomic number 110.
Named after Darmstadt, where it was first synthesized.