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Ununpentium New Member Periodic Table
2013-08-28 10:18:09

The periodic table of the elements may soon get a new member. Researchers have proven the existence of element 115, temporarily dubbed "ununpentium.”

Names Chosen For Elements 114 And 116
2011-12-02 12:22:03

On Thursday, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) proposed new names for elements 114 and 116.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.