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Australian Scientists Confirm Existence of Element 117i
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George Putic
May 07, 2014 7:46 PM
Most of the naturally-occurring elements have already been discovered, but that does not mean that new elements cannot be created - only that they are too unstable to exist for a long time. Australian scientists recently reported creation of a new, super-heavy element. VOA’s George Putic has more.

Australian Scientists Confirm Existence of Element 117

George Putic

Published May 07, 2014

Most of the naturally-occurring elements have already been discovered, but that does not mean that new elements cannot be created - only that they are too unstable to exist for a long time. Australian scientists recently reported creation of a new, super-heavy element. VOA’s George Putic has more.


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