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Scientists with Elements Named After Them

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Einsteinium – Es

Einsteinium is a synthetic element with the symbol Es and atomic number 99 in the periodic table. It is the seventh transuranic element, and an actinide. It was discovered as a component of the debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion in 1952, and named after Albert Einstein. Its most common isotope einsteinium-253 (half life 20.47 days) is produced artificially from decay of californium-253 in a few dedicated high-power nuclear reactors with a total yield on the order of one milligram … Continue reading

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Strontium

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Farewell B11

 

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Yttrium

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Periodic Table of Elements & Country of Discovery

This Periodic Table by PhD student Jamie Gallagher, shows all the elements arranged by the country that discovered them.

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Zirconium

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Evidence for Ununpentium boosted

Scientists have presented new evidence for the existence of a previously unconfirmed element with atomic number 115. Temporarily named Ununpentium. The element is highly radioactive and exists for less than a second before decaying into lighter atoms. First discovered by Russian scientists in 2004, the super-heavy element has yet to be verified by the governing body of chemistry and physics. The new evidence is published in journal Physical Review Letters. “This was a very successful experiment and is one of the most … Continue reading

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Niobium

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Molybdenum

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The Periodic Table of Middle-Earth

Click for larger view The Periodic Table of Middle-Earth was put together by Emil Johansson — a devoted Tolkien fan and an aspiring chemical engineer. Which this awesome chart makes blazingly obvious. As you can see, Johansson has replaced the standard chemical elements with characters from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Each character is organized according to race (including Gothmog, who belongs to no known race) and is given a unique symbol and number. Johansson has even added … Continue reading

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Technetium

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Ruthenium

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Rhodium

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Palladium

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Silver

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Cadmium

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Indium

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Batmantium

For those of you wondering about the composition of Batmantium, the Batman character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 May 1939.

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Tin

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