Uranium

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Uranium

Uranium

History of Uranium

Uranium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth in Germany in the year 1789. A man named Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity by using uranium in the year 1896.

Martin Heinrich Klaproth

Henri Becquerel

Uses of Uranium

Uranium is used for many things world wide. One thing uranium is used for is making nuclear fuel which is used to power nuclear power generators. Another thing uranium is used for is to power nuclear submarines and explosives.

Nuclear Power Generator

Nuclear Submarine

Story of Uranium

Nuclear Explosive

Nuclear Explosion

Properties of Uranium

Melting Point- 1132 °CBoiling Point- 3818 °CAtomic Number- 92Atomic Mass- 238.03Density- 18.95 grams per cubic centimeterColor- silvery- whiteType of Element- Actinide

Uranium


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