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Interview: Periodic Table of Elements Expert Sam Kean on Newly Named Livermorium

June 1, 2012 | 5:32 pm

Interview: Periodic Table of Elements Expert Sam Kean on Newly Named Livermorium

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Yesterday Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry was naming element 116 on the periodic table livermorium. “Livermorium (atomic symbol Lv) was chosen to honor Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the city of Livermore, Calif.,” the lab said. “A group of researchers from the Laboratory…participated in the work […]

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Finally, a Periodic Table Element Named After Livermore

May 31, 2012 | 12:48 pm

Finally, a Periodic Table Element Named After Livermore

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Someone has finally had the good sense to name a periodic table element after Livermore. From a press release from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today… Livermorium and Flerovium join the periodic table of elements The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) today officially approved new names for elements 114 and 116, the […]

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