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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.