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The name proposed by GSI for the heaviest chemical element has been officially endorsed.
In honor of scientist and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), the discovering team around Professor Sigurd Hofmann suggested the name â€žcopernicium" with the element symbol "Cp" for the new element 112
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.