Rhenium
~Symbol: RE
~Atomic Number: 75
~Atomic Mass: 186.207
~Number of Protons: 75
~Number of Neutrons: 111
~Number of Electrons: 75
~Melting Point: 3186 degrees celcius
~Boiling Point: 5596 degrees ferenheit
~Normal Phase: Solid
~Classification: Metal
~Origin of Name: from the Latin word for the Rhine River - Rhenus
~Discovered by: Ida Tacke-Noddack, Walter Noddack, and Otto Carl Berg in 1925
Interesting Info:
~Used in flash lamps for photography
~Classified as a "transition metal"
~Silvery-White color
~High melting point