Ytterbium (symbol Yb) is a chemical element, atomic number 70 on the periodic table.

Characteristics and historyEdit

Ytterbium has an atomic mass of 173.04, and was discovered by Humans on Earth's European continent for the first time by scientists working in Switzerland in the year 1878. This element is part of the lanthanide series of heavy elements. (ST reference: Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual)

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