Thursday, April 08, 2010
A new element found...more like created in the lab
Element number 117 discovered. According to this article, it fits inbetween 116 and 118 which have already been discovered.
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Look. I'm not a physicist or chemist (although I took my fair share of high level science courses in college) but how do you discover element 117 AFTER 118?
The new name (unofficial) is: ununseptium
If I create a new element in a lab, I want to be used as an artifical sweetner. I can see it now: Radioactive sweetner for your cup of "Joe" in the morning. Its so heavy, you can taste the bevy of protons swimming around.