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Synthesized by 114 element of the periodic table

September 25 2009
15:46

14 years ago in the 1998 Russian scientists from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna discovered 114th element. And now the American physicists to synthesize it.

Conducting their experiments, the physics of directed beam of calcium ions on the target, made of plutonium. The result of this manipulation has been the emergence of two new isotopes of the element with masses of 286 and 287. They form the atoms of the element with number 114.

About that, where it can use the new element is still anyone's guess, because the answer is not known, and scientists themselves.

Now the International Chemical Union will consider the inclusion of an element in the periodic table and giving it an official name, RIA Novosti reported.

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