What is cesium?

Answer In the science lab cesium (or caesium) is an element. In nature it can't be found in a pure form but is locked in ores. In the hospital it may be part of your cancer treatment. In the garden, it... Read More »

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What is the number of electrons in cesium?

A neutrally charged cesium atom has 55 electrons orbiting the nucleus. The number of electrons in a neutral atom equals the number of protons in the nucleus. Electrons may be added or removed from ... Read More »

What is cesium on the periodic table?

Cesium is located in the first column and sixth row on the periodic table. The periodic table lists cesium in the alkali group of metals, with an atomic number of 55. The atomic number equals the a... Read More »

How abundant is cesium?

Cesium is found in relatively low amounts throughout the earth's crust and the universe at large. By weight, the occurrence of cesium in the Earth's crust is on the order of 1,900 parts per billion... Read More »

Is Cesium a solid?

Cesium (Cs) exists as a solid only in its pure state, or in cold temperatures. This metal easily melts slightly above standard temperature conditions, or 0 degrees Celsius, and is likely to exist a... Read More »