|Origin of Name
Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist and nuclear physicist
|Date and Place of Discovery
||In June 1974 at
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory on the University of California campus
In September 1974 at the
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research at Dubna, Russia
Led by Georgy
Nikolaevich Flerov in Russia
No known compounds
- It has 12 known isotopes.
- When elements are named
after people, it is usually after they have passed on.
Glenn Seaborg was still alive when they decided on this
||Since only a few atoms of seaborgium have ever been made, there are no uses for seaborgium outside of basic