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(IFL Science)   Attention: New element arriving at periodic gate 115, 116, 117   ( divider line
    More: Spiffy, classical elements, Pure and Applied Chemistry, periodic table, Nuclear Physics, GSI, Tom Lehrer, chemical bonds, Latino Review  
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3154 clicks; posted to Geek » on 03 May 2014 at 2:17 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-05-03 02:00:55 PM  
2 votes:
And how many milliseconds does this new element last before it falls apart?
2014-05-04 01:01:41 AM  
1 vote:
I remember when we were taught that bismuth is the heaviest stablest element, but now it's lead, because bismuth is actually radioactive.  Its half-life is so long, though, that it's less radioactive than the carbon in your body...
2014-05-03 04:07:03 PM  
1 vote:
Nice, a site with censored comment text posting a link with an uncensored source icon.  CATURDAY = LIQUORDAY

/Also waiting for the discovery of the island of stability.
2014-05-03 03:20:08 PM  
1 vote:
Boobies is the comment section is mega-win:

Ukrainium. It's unstable and has Russians farking around with it.
2014-05-03 03:09:58 PM  
1 vote:
Photo credit: OTNL. We can't see the new element 117, but the berkelium used to make it is held between these tweezers

Now it's been a few years since I was a science handling guy, but THAT ISN'T A FARKING TWEEZERS YOU IDIOT. See those two white reflections of overhead lights on the "tweezers"? See the angle they're at? That's not the kind of reflection you get with tweezers, that's glass.
2014-05-03 02:29:26 PM  
1 vote:
From 4¹/3 years ago. He'd better get on the ball if he wants to achieve the goal he stated at the end.
2014-05-03 02:19:28 PM  
1 vote:
Wake me when we arrive at the island of stability.
2014-05-03 01:42:16 PM  
1 vote:
Damn. My shower curtain only goes to 111.
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