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Atomic Number: 108 Atomic Radius: empirical: 126 pm (estimated)[3]
Atomic Symbol: Hs Melting Point: --
Atomic Weight: 277 Boiling Point: --
Electron Configuration: [Rn]7s2[3]5f146d6 Oxidation States: 8, (6), (5), (4), (3), (2)[2][3][5][6] ​(parenthesized oxidation states are predictions)


Its name is Latin "Hassias" meaning "Hess," from the German state. Discovered by Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Munzenber and co-workers at GSI in Darmstadt, Germany in 1984.

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