Atomic Number: 95

Protons: 95

Electrons: 95

Neutrons: 148

Average Atomic Mass: 243

Isotopes: Am-237, Am-238, Am-239, Am-240 Am-241, Am-242, Am-243, Am-244, Am-245

Discovery: Americium was discovered by Glenn Seaborg, Ralph James, L.Morgan, and Alberto Ghiorso in 1944 in U.S.A.

Name: Americium is named after the United States of America.

Uses: Americium is used in smoke detectors and Am-241 is a source of y-rays

Interesting Facts: We all have Americium in our houses inside of smoke detectors.