Periodic table gains two elements

Publication: msnbc.com   Date: June 7, 2011   View Article

The periodic table has two new heavyweights, elements 114 and 116, according to a committee of international chemists and physicists.

The elements are fleeting — they are created by bombarding lighter elements together and exist for less than a second before undergoing radioactive decay.

Related Posts

German pilsner? Spanish lager? Test has answer

A nano-sized electric motor

Fill’er up – with hydrogen?

Fast Food Made Up Mostly of Corn

Life Began Between the Sheets … of Mica, Expert Says

© 2008-2010 Collected Writings By John Roach