a radioactive, metallic chemical element: a transactinide produced by bombarding curium with calcium ions: symbol, Lv; at. no. 116
Origin of livermoriumafter the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif.
An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 116 that has only been produced in trace amounts and has five observed isotopes with mass numbers ranging from 289 to 293. Its most stable isotope has a half-life of about 53 milliseconds. See Periodic Table.
Origin of livermoriumAfter the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory located in Livermore, California, which collaborated in its discovery
- The chemical element with atomic number 116 (symbol Lv).
Livermore + -ium, after the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.