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Three New Elements Added To Periodic Table
2011-11-06 05:55:17

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.

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2011-06-09 05:50:03

Scientists from the scientific governing committees of physics and chemistry have added two new elements -- yet to be named -- to the periodic table.

2010-10-26 22:33:45

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has detected six isotopes, never seen before, of the superheavy elements 104 through 114.

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.

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2010-04-07 07:41:41

A collaboration of Russian and US physicists has finally created element 117 - a superheavy element made of atoms containing 117 protons that is roughly 40% heavier than lead.

2010-02-24 11:26:22

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

2009-09-29 09:20:45

U.S. scientists say they have confirmed the production of the superheavy element 114, 10 years after a Russian group first claimed to have made it. The researchers at the U.S.

2009-09-25 06:06:15

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been able to confirm the production of the superheavy element 114, ten years after a group in Russia, at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, first claimed to have made it.

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

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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.


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'.