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Proposed New Element Names Announced!

IUPAC have announced the proposed names for the new elements in the periodic table, whose discoveries were confirmed at the turn of the year. There’s more on the origin of these names from Chemistry World here.

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A Periodic Table of Rejected Element Names

Extremium, catium, cyclonium and pandemonium: elements that you won’t find in the periodic table in classrooms and laboratories. However, they’re all names that have been suggested but rejected for elements in years gone by. This table takes a look at some of the different names that have been suggested or used in the past for […]