Elusive Element on Periodic Table Found

by Rachel Baker on August 28, 2013

The new super-heavy element 115 is confirmed by scientists.

Scientists say they’ve created a handful of atoms of the elusive element 115, which occupies a mysterious corner of the periodic table.

The super-heavy element has yet to be officially named, but it is temporarily called ununpentium, roughly based on the Latin and Greek words for the digits in its atomic number, 115.

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/new-super-heavy-element-115-confirmed-8C11015299

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