Periodic Table: 7th Row of Table Completed After 4 New Elements Added

The Logical Indian

January 4th, 2016 / 5:01 PM

Image Source: theguardian

Now, it is going to be harder for few students to learn the periodic table as their science textbooks are going to be updated. Four new elements have been added to the periodic table completing the table’s seventh row.

  • Scientists from Russia, America and Japan discovered the four super-heavy chemical elements.
  • The four elements were verified by IUPAC(International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) ON 30 December. IUPAC is a global organisation that givers chemical nomenclature, terminology and measurement.
  • Russian-U.S. collaboration had attained sufficient evidence to claim the discovery of elements 115, 117 and 118
  • Credit for the discovery of element 113 was awarded to the scientists at RIKEN in Wako, Japan.
  • Element 113 will be the first element discovered and named by researchers in Asia.
  • Like other superheavy elements that populate the end of the periodic table, they only exist for fractions of a second before decaying into other elements.

The IUPAC has now invited the scientists who discovered the elements to propose permanent names and symbols as they are only temporarily recognised as

  • Ununtrium, (Uut) – Element 113
  • Ununpentium (Uup) – Element 115
  • Ununseptium (Uus) – Element 117
  • Ununoctium (Uuo) – Element 118

Contributors

Written by :

Edited by :

Related Stories

Bengaluru Roads Traffic

With 1,752 Vehicles Being Added To Bengaluru Roads Every Day, Traffic Woes To Worsen

Babri Masjid

473 Witnesses Yet To Testify; SC Asks Judge How Babri Masjid Trial Will Be Completed Before April

Rephica Becky Pde

Shillong: Meet The 36-Yr-Old Working Mother Who Completed The Highest Ultra-Marathon In The World

Manufacturing Sector Alone Lost 87,000 Jobs, Eight Core Sector Added Just 64,000 Net Jobs In April-June 2017

Karnataka: To Stop Dalits From Drinking Water, Endosulfan Added To The Well By Upper Caste

PM Modi Says 34 Lakh Taxpayers Added After Demonetisaion, FM Jaitley Says 91 Lakh: What Is The Actual Figure?

Latest on The Logical Indian

Awareness

Fifth Consecutive Term For Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik; What Makes Him So Popular?

News

How NaMo Stole The Show And Why Its Not A Surprise

News

Facebook Removes Billions Of Fake Accounts To Clean Its Platform

Opinion

NDA 2.0: What It Means For India’s Environment?

News

Woman Gang Raped, Mutilated In Jaipur; City Doctor Among Those Accused

Awareness

Biodiversity Takes Center Stage In Odisha’s Silent Valley

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.