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Two New Elements Added to Periodic Table

periodic table of the elements

‘They exist for only seconds at most in real life, but they’ve gained immortality in chemistry: Two new elements have been added to the periodic table.

The elements were recognized by an international committee of chemists and physicists. They’re called elements 114 and 116 for now — permanent names and symbols will be chosen later.

“Our experiments last for many weeks, and typically, we make an atom every week or so…” ‘ (via NYTimes.com).