Plutonium is one of the most dangerous yet useful elements in existence. It is the 94th element on the Periodic Table, and was discovered in 1941 and is now used in nuclear plants and even in nuclear explosives. Use this category to find information about plutonium as well about its hazards.
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The Actinide Research Quarterly: Winter 1997 : On the Disposal of Plutonium
An article that is an interview with a leading scientist on the disposal of plutonium.
Chemical Elements.com - Plutonium (Pu)
Information on the chemical properties of plutonium, as well as its electron cloud diagram.
Atomic structure, chemical and physical properties, and table of nuclides.
It's Elemental: Plutonium
Basic physical and historical information.
Physical data, chemical properties, health and environmental effects.
Plutonium Fact Sheet
A fact sheet about plutonium from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, New Mexico. [PDF]
Radiochemistry of Plutonium
Full text of the monograph by George H. Coleman (University of California, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Livermore, California). [PDF] (September 01, 1965)
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