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Unknown facts about Caesium

Post  bejoy on Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:27 am

Caesium is a metal denoted as Cs in the period table with the atomic number of 55. It is one of the most reactive metal. It is found in the s-block which is because the outermost electron of Caesium is in s-orbital. Caesium is a soft, shiny-gold alkali metal which is having a melting point of 28.5 ┬░Celsius (83.3 ┬░Fahrenheit), which is one of five rudimentary metals that can become liquid at room temperature.

The Discovery of Caesium

Chemists such as Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff who discovered cesium in 1860 when investigating the spectrum in mineral water. The name designated from the Latin word "caesius", which denotes "sky blue". This defines to the color of the line that the spectrum the chemists saw when they were discovering the spectrum. This later on tipped them of a new element caesium.
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