A radioactive transuranic element in the actinide series artificially produced in trace amounts. Its most long-lived isotopes are No-255 with a half-life of 3.1 minutes, and No-259 with a half-life of 58 minutes. Atomic number 102; valence 2, 3.
A radioactive, metallic chemical element, one of the actinides, produced by the nuclear bombardment of curium: symbol, No; at. no. 102
A synthetic, radioactive metallic element in the actinide series that is produced by bombarding curium with carbon ions. Its longest-lived isotope is No 255 with a half-life of 3.1 minutes. Atomic number 102.
Origin of nobelium
- After Alfred Bernhard Nobel
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Named for Alfred Nobel.