element 106

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Synonyms for element 106

a transuranic element

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The whole thing is absurd," says Albert Ghiorso, a physicist at Lawrence Berkeley and a codiscoverer of element 106.
Now, a team of physicists has discovered two new isotopes of element 106, seaborgium (SN: 3/19/94, p.
Soon, the transuranium element 106 will officially bear the name of the chemist who paved the way for its discovery, scientists announced at a meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego this week.
Element 106 will be called seaborgium, denoted Sg, in honor of Glenn T.
Discovered in 1974 and confirmed last August, element 106 remained nameless for 2 decades because of questions about which scientific group found it first.