Tagged: The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Four new elements named – here’s how the periodic table evolved - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 15, 2016

By Mark Lorch, University of Hull The seventh row of the periodic table is complete, resplendent with four new names for the elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (the organisation charged with naming the elements) has suggested these should be called nihonium (Nh); moscovium (Mc); tennessine (Ts) and oganesson … Read More