Rutherfordium

Rutherfordium: atomic number 104

error in units

The units of resistivity don't come out right.

10^-8 Ohm * m
or
m Ohm * cm

the 'm' should be a 'mu', but unfortunately they both look the same in the latin alphabet.

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unstable heavy elements

Mark- I just looked up Rutherfordium to see what is being said about these "research-special atoms". Of course, not much to say, since one only gets a few at a time and they decay in less than a second so there isn't time to do much chemical experimenting with them. I'd like it if something to that effect was said on the Web-Elements pages for elements like this. Maybe a short boilerplate like: "No uses, due to nearly instantaneous radioactive decay." That way you don't have to look up (for each one) up how many orders of magnitude less than a second it takes to vanish.

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