rutherfordium

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rutherfordium (Rf),

(rŭ-thĕr-fōr'dē-ŭm),
An artificial transplutonium element; atomic number 104; atomic weight 261. [Formerly called Unnilquandium, Unq.]
[Ernest Rutherford, British physicist, 1871-1937]

rutherfordium (Rf)

Etymology: Sir Ernest Rutherford, British physicist, 1871-1937
a synthetic transuranic element. Its atomic number is 104, and its atomic mass is 261.

rutherfordium

a chemical element, atomic number 104, atomic weight 261, symbol Rf. See Table 6.