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Atomic Element 113 Confirmed
2012-09-27 06:10:37

To date, the atomic element 113 has been elusive, defying attempts to nail down its properties. But now, researchers at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science claim to have obtained the most unambiguous data available so far.

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2009-06-11 06:35:00

A team of German scientists has been credited with the discovery of the new “super-heavy” element 112 more than ten years after intensive laboratory work first yielded a single atom of the novel form of matter.

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2008-04-07 10:23:29

Modern-day scientific Magellans and Columbus’s, exploring the uncharted seas at the fringes of the Periodic Table of the Elements, have landed on one long-sought island — the fabled Island of Stability, home of a new genre of superheavy chemical elements sought for more than three decades.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.