Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Rediscovery of Element 118?

OK, here we go again!

The team from Dubna and Lawrence Livermore has announced the discover of element 116, and the rediscovery of element 118. Element 118, if you recall, had a dubious history with Victor Ninoy who claimed to had made it and later on was accused of falsifying data. That earlier claim (and paper) was retracted.

Read all about it at the PNU link, and at the Nature link [Note that the Nature link is available for free only for a limited time]


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