Scientists Make a New Element

Element 117 is heaviest ever

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted May 3, 2014 5:38 PM CDT

(Newser) – Scientists in Germany have created atoms of a new element, they say: element 117, the heaviest metal ever made, Gizmodo notes. The element, like all those with atomic numbers beyond 104, isn't found naturally and must be made in a lab, Live Science notes....   Read full story »


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