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Lanthanides and Actinides

Electron configuration and general uses

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Americium

Americium

Americium is atomic number 95 on the periodic table and is also a member of the actinide series. Watch this video to see how Americium is used in smoke detectors and could be used as a power source for space travel in the future!

http://youtu.be/CC-L-CITg3k

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