Remember the periodic table from chemistry class in school? Researchers from Lund Univ. in Sweden have presented fresh evidence that confirms the existence of a previously unknown chemical element. The new, super-heavy element has yet to be named.
An international team of researchers, led by physicists from Lund Univ., have confirmed the existence of what is considered a new element with atomic number 115. The experiment was conducted at the GSI research facility in Germany. The results confirm earlier measurements performed by research groups in Russia.