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Rhenium


Atomic Number: 75

Protons: 75

Electrons: 75

Neutrons:111

Average Atomic Mass: 186.207

Isotopes: RE 185, RE 187

Discovery: Rhenium was discovered by Walter Noddack, Ida Tacke, Otto Berg at 1925 in Germany.


Name:The origin name came from the Greek word "Rhenus" meaning river "Rhine"

Uses: Rhenium is used to make the blades of airplane engines more stable under high temperature.

Interesting Facts: Rhenium wire is used in flash lamps for photography

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