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Re: Can you melt plutonium into a liquid?

Date: Fri May 21 14:37:33 2010
Posted By: William Lorenzen, Staff, Radiation Safety, Children's Hospital
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 1271029877.Ch

Yes, Like all metals if you provide enough heat it can be melted. At room temperature Plutonium is a solid metal.

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