The chemical names and symbols of four new elements have been officially announced. Three of them honor the places their discoverers call home, and the fourth recognizes Russian scientist Yuri Oganessian.
Material Science December 3, 2016
Online educators have developed an interactive periodic table that presents the various practical applications of each element. Their goal is to make understanding these elements easier for everyone.
Material Science November 8, 2016
Scientists have long been concerned that the world's supply of helium is rapidly depleting. Now, a new research has revealed that a discovery of a large helium reserve in Tanzania may address the issue.
Earth/Environment June 28, 2016
The periodic table is now a little longer after the announcement of a series of new element names. How were they named?
Material Science June 9, 2016
The Periodic Table of elements is now complete after IUPAC verified the findings of research teams that discovered elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. Learn more about the Unun-nymous new elements.
Animals January 5, 2016
The seventh row of the periodic table of elements has finally been completed. Japanese, Russian and American scientists were given official recognition for the discovery of elements 113, 115, 117 and 118.
Energy January 5, 2016
Particle collider experiment yields a new element, number 117 on the periodic table. Smashing other elements together yielded just four atoms of the elusive, super-heavy 117.
May 5, 2014
Scientists have discovered a new heavyweight to be added to the Periodic Table of Elements. The new element, which is yet to be named, is temporarily known as Element 117.
May 4, 2014
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