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Berkelium - 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. Berkelium is element 97 on the periodic table. Let's learn more about it!

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For all the basics about berkelium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about berkelium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
After the discovery and naming of berkelium, the New Yorker magazine jokingly suggested the discoverers should name the sequence of transuranium elements as “universium”, “ofium”, “californium” and “berkelium”.

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