SLAS

Four New Elements Added to Periodic Table

From LabAutopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

Four new elements added to the Period table of Elements!

Discovery and Assignment of Elements with Atomic Numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118 IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete.

See the official announcement at IUPAC
http://www.iupac.org/news/news-detail/article/discovery-and-assignment-of-elements-with-atomic-numbers-113-115-117-and-118.html

The Guardian has a nice background article:
http://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jan/04/periodic-tables-seventh-row-finally-filled-as-four-new-elements-are-added