Plutonium is a member of the actinide metal family. Plutonium melts at 639.5 degrees Celsius, which is 1183 degrees Fahrenheit. Plutonium is a synthetic metal. It is silvery white in color. Plutonium is named after the planet Pluto. It was first created at the university of California.
Plutonium is commonly used in nuclear bombs.
This is a piece of plutonium.
Plutonium can also be used in nuclear power plants.