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New Element

Time To Rewrite The Periodic Table?

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science

Atoms of a new super-heavy element — the as-yet-unnamed element 117 — have reportedly been created by scientists in Germany, moving it closer to b...

Why All the Fuss Over a New Element?

Eric Scerri | Posted 10.28.2013 | Science
Eric Scerri

Even heavier atoms than those of element 115 have been produced although most of them still lack experimental verification. Is there a limit to how heavy atoms can get? The answer is still a matter of active research. According to some scientists the absolute limit lies at element 137.

Time To Redraw The Periodic Table?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

The periodic table of the elements has grown ever since the first version was published by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869. And now scientists in Sweden sugg...

Periodic Table Gets New "Super Heavy" Element, To Be Named By German Scientists

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ubiquitous periodic table will soon have a new addition - the "super-heavy" element 112....