Einsteinium is a cryptocurrency of Einsteinium Foundation, which has a mission to raise funds for scientific research and their mining tax creates a pool of funds that provide grants to deserving applicants.
Einsteinium EMC2 hard fork occured on block 1699157 at 14:50 Central Time on December 10. The hard fork is an updated code with a lower supply of 55 Mln burn. According to the EMC2 Hard Fork Countdown website, the hard fork was successfully implemented.
Einsteinium Hard Fork Countdown
As it was stated on the official website of the coin, exchanges such as Poloniex, Bittrex and others support the EMC2 fork, and are now running new nodes (wallet version 0.13.48.0 - Excalibur).
Welcome to the new chain without wormholes (with 600k EMC2 less mined each month) #EMC2
— Einsteinium (@einsteiniumcoin) 10 December 2017
Einsteinium cryptocurrency itself has shown a skyrocketing tendency connected with the implementation of the hard fork having risen 166% within past 7 days moving to the 32 place in the list of cryptocurrencies ranked by market capitalisation. The price of the coin rose from $0,8 on December 5 to $1,8 on December 12, while the market capitalisation rose from $190 million to $430 million within past 7 days.
At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Einsteinium:
- Average price: $1.91
- Marketcap: $413 567 545
- 24h volume: $131 707 000