element 118


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element 118:

see ununoctiumununoctium
, artificially produced radioactive chemical element; symbol Uuo; at. no. 118. Scientists from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California collaborated in the discovery of ununoctium in
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Before element 118 is added to the periodic table and the team is given credit for its creation, scientists at other laboratories will have to reproduce the results.
The new work synthesized element 118 from different materials--an isotope of californium and calcium ions.
Worse, a reanalysis of the original data showed no evidence of either element 118 or its decay product, element 116.