The element’s name is beryllium. The atomic number is 4. Its atomic symbol is Be. Beryllium’s average atomic mass is 9.012182. Nicholas Louis Vauquelin discovered it in 1797. Beryllium is normally turned into strong, lightweight parts for missiles and spacecraft. It is steel and gray. Beryllium is found in thirty different minerals, in the Earth’s crust and in soil. I found no isotopes or their uses for this element.


By: Courtney Stohr