Harnessing the Elements - Darmstadtium

If you think life is short, let me introduce you to Darmstadtium. This synthetic chemical element has a half-life of approximately 12.7 seconds.

Known as symbol Ds and atomic number 110, this element is extremely radioactive.

Here our friends at Periodic Videos use Nanodots to show how Darmstadtium was discovered and is made. 

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