Introducing flerovium and livermorium—the elements formerly known as 114 and 116

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2012

Flerovium and livermorium are the new monikers for elements 114 and 116. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry approved the names last week. Credit: LLNL. This came out last Thursday, so it borders on old news, but I was on vacation last week and am catching up with the news in our world. But,…

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