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After months of review, the world’s authority on chemical names has approved the official labels for four extremely rare elements at the bottom of the periodic table. This week’s decision from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, or IUPAC, … Continue reading
The scientific body in charge of chemistry’s periodic table has verified the discoveries of four elements – completing the seventh row of the century-old chart. For now, the elements are known as ununtrium (Element 113), ununpentium (Element 115), ununseptium (Element … Continue reading