Caesium

1860,1882

Caesium

The book of science

Tom Sharp


HeidelbergRobert Bunsen, Gustav Kirchhoff, Carl Setterberg elements

Caesium

Atomic number 55

Impermanence


Common isotopes of caesium are neither radioactive nor particularly toxic; however, the metal explodes violently on contact with water, even exposed to air with the slightest humidity.

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Other readings:

  • Caesium,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt