Samarium

Samarium is a rare earth metal discovered in 1879. It’s atomic number is 62.
When combined with cobalt, it becomes a very strong, long lasting magnet used in headphones, small motors, magnetic guitar pick ups.
When combined with carbon, it makes a very bright light used for stage lighting and search lights.
When combined with lexidrone it kills cancer cells.
It is also used as a neutron absorber in the control rods of nuclear reactors.

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One thought on “Samarium

  1. If only I had these depictions of the elements when I tried so hard to learn them in high school…. even fewer of them then. Congratulations on publication of your efforts.

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