Issue Date: May 12, 2014
Element 117 Repeat
Four years after scientists first reported the creation of element 117, researchers working at a second facility have observed it as well (Phys. Rev. Lett. 2014, DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.112.172501). The additional finding should strengthen the case for adding element 117 to the periodic table, where it would take its place as the heaviest element confirmed to exist, even if it does . . .
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