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The Periodic Table has gotten a little bit bigger, as the General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) voted to approve three new elements on Friday.
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
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.