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Seaborgium is named in honor of Glenn Seaborg, a pioneer in nuclear chemistry.

Seaborgium is named in honor of Glenn Seaborg, a pioneer in nuclear chemistry.

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Periodic Table of the Elements

Seaborgium

Atomic Number: 106

Symbol: Sg

Atomic Weight: [266]

Discovery: L Berkeley Lab, USA - Dubna Lab, Russia 1974

Electron Configuration: [Rn] 5f14 6d4 7s2

Element Classification: Radioactive Transition Metal

Name Origin: Named in honor of Glenn Seaborg, American physical chemist who pioneered research on transuranium elements.

Appearance: radioactive synthetic metal

References: Los Alamos National Laboratory (2001), Crescent Chemical Company (2001), Lange's Handbook of Chemistry (1952), CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics (18th Ed.)

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