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2010-06-23 01:36:07

At GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, an international team of scientists succeeded in the observation of the chemical element 114, one of the heaviest elements created until now.

2010-02-24 11:26:22

The name proposed by GSI for the heaviest chemical element has been officially endorsed.

2009-07-14 10:59:00

In honor of scientist and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), the discovering team around Professor Sigurd Hofmann suggested the name „copernicium" with the element symbol "Cp" for the new element 112


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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