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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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This tendency lads to decreasing the number of isotopes upto 1 at element 118
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.