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What the name means: Bohrium was named after the Danish physicist and Nobel Laureate, Niels Bohr.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) had given the new element the name Unnilseptium, with the symbol Uns. In 1997 the IUPAC accepted the name bohrium (after rejecting the name nielsbohrium).
Who identified bohrium?: Gottfried Münzenberg, Sigurd Hofmann and their team at the Institute for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany in 1981.
STP = standard temperature and pressure.
About bohrium: Bohrium was made by bombarding bismuth atoms with chromium atoms at the Heavy Ion Research Institute. Only a few atoms of bohrium have ever been made. Bohrium atoms have a half life of 10 seconds.
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