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  • Plutonium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutonium Plutonium is a transuranic radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94. It is an actinide metal of silvery-gray appearance that tarnishes when ...
  • Facts About Plutonium - LiveScience

    www.livescience.com/39871-facts-about-plutonium.html Properties of plutonium. Plutonium is radioactive. Freshly prepared plutonium metal has a silvery bright color but takes on a dull gray, yellow, or olive green ...
  • Plutonium

    www.world-nuclear.org/info/Nuclear-Fuel-Cycle/Fuel-Recycling/Plutonium Plutonium-240 is the second most common isotope, formed by occasional neutron capture by Pu-239. Its concentration in nuclear fuel builds up steadily, since it does ...
    • Plutonium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      clair.si.umich.edu/clair/corpora/chemical/Plutonium Plutonium (IPA: /ˌpluːˈtəʊniəm/) is a radioactive, metallic chemical element. It has the symbol Pu and the atomic number 94. It is the element used in most ...
    • Plutonium Facts - Periodic Table of the Elements

      chemistry.about.com/od/elementfacts/a/plutonium.htm Get periodic table facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element plutonium.
    • Plutonium | Define Plutonium at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/plutonium noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a transuranic element with a fissile isotope of mass number 239 (plutonium 239) that can be produced from non-fissile uranium 238, as in ...
    • Plutonium - Chemicool

      www.chemicool.com/elements/plutonium.html Plutonium was first produced in 1940 by Glenn Seaborg, Edwin McMillan, Joseph Kennedy, and Arthur Wahl. It was the second synthetic transuranium element of the ...
    • Plutonium-239 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutonium-239 Plutonium-239 is an isotope of plutonium. Plutonium-239 is the primary fissile isotope used for the production of nuclear weapons, although uranium-235 has also been ...
    • Plutonium - definition of plutonium by The Free Dictionary

      www.thefreedictionary.com/plutonium Japan already has tons of plutonium on hand and no use for it, with most of its reactor fleet still offline since the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
    • Plutonium | Definition of Plutonium by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plutonium : a radioactive metallic element similar chemically to uranium that is formed as the isotope 239 by decay of neptunium and found in minute quantities in pitchblende ...