Meet the two newest additions to the Periodic Table of Elements

Get ready to amend you periodic tables. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has officially approved the names for elements 114 and 116. Meet Flerovium and Livermorium. » 6/02/12 3:30pm 6/02/12 3:30pm

Meet the periodic table's newest official elements

Elements 114 and 116 are now the heaviest elements that we know for a fact exist. They can only exist for less than a second, but they get us ever closer to the fabled island of stability. » 6/05/11 10:00am 6/05/11 10:00am