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Atomic symbol: No
Atomic number: 102
Atomic mass: 259

Appearance: Solid at 25°C

Group: N/a Period: 7
Series: Actinides
Block: f
Electron configuration: 1s² 2s² 2p⁶ 3s² 3p⁶ 3d¹⁰ 4s² 4p⁶ 4d¹⁰ 5s² 5p⁶ 4f¹⁴ 5d¹⁰ 6s² 6p⁶ 5f¹⁴ 7s²

Synthetic, radioactive metal.

No known uses of nobelium beyond scientific interest.

Fun Fact! Nobelium was named to honor Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel.