Thursday, May 31, 2012

2 New Elements on Periodic Table Get Names

2 New Elements Named on Periodic Table


You can now greet by name two new residents of the period table of elements: Flerovium and Livermorium.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry officially approved names for the elements – which sit at slot 114 and 116, respectively — on May 31. They have until now gone by the temporary monikers ununquadium and ununhexium.

MORE: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/05/flerovium-livermorium/

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