new element

  • Science
    Four new elements recently added to the periodic table have finally been given names suitable to their discovery and scientific field of relevance. Now the final decision as to whether these names become permanent has been opened to pubic comment.
  • Time to re-write the textbooks. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has confirmed the existence of four new elements with the atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118.