In Chapter 7, "Classification of the Elements," Habashi details the evolution of the periodic system from its precursors, through Mendeleev's periodic law and later modifications, to discoveries of elements through element 106
In 1997, Seaborg was the first living chemist to have an element named after him - seaborgium, element 106
In 1993, Hoffman and other scientists confirmed the reality of element 106
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) and Lund University in Sweden have developed a CD-ROM that holds the bibliographic data for every important paper published on nuclear structure since 1910--from early studies by Ernest Rutherford, discoverer of the atomic nucleus, to recent experiments on seaborgium, the newly-named element 106
In March, discoverers of element 106
announced plans to name it after their mentor, 82-year-old Nobel laureate Glenn T.