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Is californium man made

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Yes, californium is an artificial element.

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Is californium natural or man made?

Californium is a man made chemical element.


Where californium usually found?

Californium is a man made element; usually found in nuclear physics/radiochemistry laboratories.


Is californium an environmental hazard?

Californium is a very rare and expensive man made metal. But because it is a strong radioactive element californium can be an environmental hazard in the case of an accident.


What household item contains californium?

Some smoke detectors contain californium. It a radioactive neutron emitter and is a man made element.


If they are man made then how are they elements?

Examples of man made elements: curium, californium, bohrium, mendelevium, nobelium etc.


Which is the element made by man?

Examples: californium, dubnium, flerovium, livermorium, etc.


Where does the element californium come from?

It is a man-made element and, due to its high radioactivity does not exist in nature.


Is the element californium man made?

Californium was obtained by Stanley G. Thompson, Kenneth Street, Albert Ghiorso and Glenn Seaborg in 1950 at Berkeley Laboratories. The nuclear reaction is: Curium 242 + Helium 4-------Californium 245 + neutron


Where is the element Californium found?

Californium is a radioactive transuranic element, and is 'man-made'. Although it is not naturally occurring on earth, it does seem to come about in other places in the universe (pretty cool, huh?). It is used in starting nuclear reactors and medical treatment of cancer.


What state is Californium in at room temperature?

At room temperature californium is a solid metal.


Can californium pass through solids?

Not californium, but neutrons emitted by californium.


Where has californium been made?

Californium was obtained by Stanley G. Thompson, Kenneth Street, Albert Ghiorso and Glenn Seaborg in 1950 at Berkeley Laboratories. The nuclear reaction is: Curium 242 + Helium 4-------Californium 245 + neutron