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On Thursday, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) proposed new names for elements 114 and 116.
Scientists from the scientific governing committees of physics and chemistry have added two new elements -- yet to be named -- to the periodic table.
A team of German scientists has been credited with the discovery of the new â€œsuper-heavyâ€ element 112 more than ten years after intensive laboratory work first yielded a single atom of the novel form of matter.
Modern-day scientific Magellans and Columbusâ€™s, exploring the uncharted seas at the fringes of the Periodic Table of the Elements, have landed on one long-sought island â€” the fabled Island of Stability, home of a new genre of superheavy chemical elements sought for more than three decades.
- Having no light.
- Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.