Last week, the names of four elements were officially accepted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). These elements were successfully synthesized several years ago, but they were accepted only last year, and their official names were yet to be decided until now. 1,133 more words
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It’s official. Chemistry’s highest gatekeepers have accepted the newly proposed names for elements 113, 115, 117 and 118.
Please welcome to the periodic table: Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson. 185 more words
Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson are officially official. This week, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry added numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118 to the Period table of elements (114 and 116 – Livermorium and Flerovium – were added in 2012). 165 more words
That’s what I call a mouthful!