Hassium

Proposed Name

Atomic Number: 108
Atomic Symbol: Hs
Atomic Weight: 265
Electron Configuration: [Rn]7s25f146d6

History

(origin is Latin "Hassias" meaning "Hess", the German state.) Discovered by Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Munzenber and co-workers at GSI in Darmstadt, Germany in 1984.

Sources: CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics and the American Chemical Society.

Last Updated: 12/19/97, CST Information Services Team

 

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