Lawrence Livermore Helps Add Four New Elements to the Periodic Table

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Move over flerovium, there are four new elements in the periodic table. The yet-to-be-named elements complete the periodic table's seventh row. Three of the elements were discovered by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in collaboration with other laboratories. Forum discusses the significance of the new elements and take suggestions on what should they be named.


Mark Stoyer, nuclear chemist, Lawrence Livermore Labs