sodium

Its symbol:

The symbol for Sodium on the periodic table is Na.

Its atomic number:

Sodium’s Atomic Number is 11

Its atomic weight:

The atomic weight of Sodium is approximately 22.98976928

What is its atomic configuration?

The first shell comprises of two electrons, the second shell contains eight electrons and the third has one electron.

When it was discovered?

Sodium was discovered in 1807.

Who discovered it?

davySodium was discovered by a man from the name of Sir Humphrey Davy. Sir Humphrey Davy lived through 1778-1829. Sir Humphrey Davy was considered in Great Britain as one of the most greatest chemists/inventors Great Britain has ever known. He found various elements like Sodium, Iodine, Chlorine, and Aluminum. He was a great man  who found Sodium.

How did it get its name?

Sodium got its name from the Latin word sodanum which means headache remedy.

Is it is a stable element or not?

It is not very stable because it is reactive and acts violently/explosively with water, so I think it depends on your surroundings.

What state of matter it is commonly found in?

Sodium’s commonly found in the state of solid.

What color it is?

Sodium’s color is silvery white.

What the element is used for?

Sodium can be used in light bulbs because it is transparent with light. Sodium is used in foam drain openers, oxide crested Sodium ducks, low pressure Sodium lamps, engine valves, molten blobs under Argon, cut cubes under oil, and lye (Sodium hydroxide) .

Where in the world it is found?

Sodium is not a natural element, so you can not find it in the world. You have to use a  machine to use the elements it uses and mix them to create Sodium.

What is its boiling/melting point?

Sodium’s boiling point is 96 degrees.

Is Sodium a insulator or conductor?

Sodium when mixed is not a good conductor, but when it is in it’s purest form it is.