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Public comment sought on new element names

June 8, 2016 -  
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) opened a public comment period Wednesday for the recommended names of elements 115, 117 and 118. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia (JINR), were credited late last...
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Ask this chemist about creating new elements

Jan. 7, 2016 -  
Ever wonder how scientists create new elements, add them to the periodic table or why they’re even interested in super heavy elements? Dawn Shaughnessy , Lawrence Livermore’s principal investigator for the Heavy Element Group, will field questions from the public on the popular social media site...
For article Lawrence Livermore credited with discovery of elements 115, 117 and 118

Lawrence Livermore credited with discovery of elements 115, 117 and 118

Dec. 31, 2015 -  
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has confirmed that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and international collaborators have officially discovered elements 115, 117 and 118. The announcement means those three elements are one step closer to being named...
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Lab scientists discover five new nuclei

Oct. 27, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore scientists, in conjunction with international researchers, have discovered five new atomic nuclei to be added the chart of nuclides. The study, conducted this fall, focuses on developing new methods of synthesis for super heavy elements. The newly discovered, exotic nuclei are...
For article Element 117, discovered by Laboratory, one step closer to being named

Element 117, discovered by Laboratory, one step closer to being named

May 2, 2014 -  
Element 117, first discovered by Lawrence Livermor escientists and international collaborators in 2010, is one step closer to being named. The existence of element 117 and its decay chain to elements 115 and 113 have been confirmed by a second international team led by scientists at GSI Helmholtz...
For article Livermorium goes down in the history books

Livermorium goes down in the history books

June 25, 2013 -  
Laboratory employees and city officials celebrated the discovery of the two heaviest elements on the periodic table -- 114, Flerovium, and 116, Livermorium -- during a daylong celebration Monday. The day started with a colloquium hosted by the Laboratory, titled "Elemental Science: Livermorium and...
For article Livermorium and Flerovium join the periodic table of elements

Livermorium and Flerovium join the periodic table of elements

May 31, 2012 -  
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) today officially approved new names for elements 114 and 116, the latest heavy elements to be added to the periodic table. Scientists of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)-Dubna collaboration proposed the names as...
For article Livermore and Russian scientists propose new names for elements 114 and 116

Livermore and Russian scientists propose new names for elements 114 and 116

Dec. 1, 2011 -  
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) today recommended new proposed names for elements 114 and 116, the latest heavy elements to be added to the periodic table. Scientists of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)-Dubna collaboration proposed the names as...
For article Setting sail toward the island of stability

Setting sail toward the island of stability

Oct. 29, 2010 -  
Researchers searching for the elusive "island of stability" may have a better map. With the recent discovery of six new variations of the superheavy elements on the bottom rung of the periodic table, scientists are closer to creating elements that are expected to last long enough for in-depth study...