Scientists in Japan may have found a way to manage nuclear waste more easily, by converting two major radioactive isotopes found in nuclear waste into more easily managed isotopes.
The first element to be discovered by an Asian team will likely be named nihonium, with the symbol Nh—a tribute to the researchers’ native Japan.
Ever wondered how elements are officially added to the periodic table? Here's how the professionals get it done.
Here are 10 things you should know about element 113, the first element discovered and named by researchers in Asia, and its founder, Kosuke Morita.
Element 113 is the first element on the periodic table to be discovered by an Asian scientist.
The synthesis of seaborgium hexacarbonyl could help superheavy elements find in their place in the periodic table.
A Japanese team from the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science has announced the synthesis of the elusive atomic element 113.