element 112


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element 112

[¦el·ə·mənt wən′twelv]
(chemistry)
A synthetic chemical element, atomic number 112; the twentieth transuranium element.
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Last year, IUPAC officially recognized the existence of element 112, acknowledged the GSI team's discovery and invited them to propose a name.
It has been 13 years since element 112 was created in a lab.
The detection of a single nucleus of element 112 is the latest in a series of discoveries at GSI, the center for heavy ion studies in Darmstadt, Germany.