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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.