Monday, June 10, 2013

Fact of the Day: Californium

Californium is the only element named after a U.S. State. It was created at the University of California, Berkeley in 1950.  

20 comments:

Joy said...

Thanks for fact for the day:)

Julie Ann Lozada said...

thanks for this,,, i learned a lot from you...

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Pilar Domínguez said...

I didn´t know this. Really interesting!Kisses and good day, Adam:)

MEcoy said...

never heard of such element haha

Margaret D said...

That's a pretty scene.

Unknown said...

Take that NY

Holy Ghost Writer said...

I knew that one

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Beautiful place.. :-)))

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Well, that makes sense...

Unknown said...

Buena información!!
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Emmylou said...

They should have one after a Canadian province:D

DEZMOND said...

What a peculiar name for an element.

Pat Hatt said...

us Canadian's get the shaft

Christine said...

interesting fact!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Interesting!
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A Beer for the Shower said...

I'd never even heard of this. Lord Google says it's a radioactive metal. So where's Coloradium?

Unknown said...

how curious!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Well I'll be darned!!

Dana said...

I had no idea.

Teddi said...

i lived in that state for the first 10 yrs of my life, and i don't know what a californium even is.