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Californium - Periodic Table of Videos

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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. Californium is element number 98 and was named after the state where it was first made.

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For all the basics about californium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about californium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
Californium has been observed in outer space. It was produced by a Type II supernova. Californium was detected by researchers who analyzed the spectra lines of the emanations from the explosion.
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