Modern alchemists make two new elements

TitleModern alchemists make two new elements
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsPeplow, Mark
Refereed DesignationUnknown
JournalNature
Date Published2/2004
DOIdoi:10.1038/news040202-4
Citation Key163
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Tantalising evidence of two new chemical elements has been produced by a team of Russian and American scientists. Their observations indicate that we may be getting close to the fabled ‘island of stability’ in the periodic table, where heavy elements should be more stable than their neighbours.

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