Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 16, 2003
Element 110 is named darmstadtium
At the 42nd General Assembly in Ottawa, Canada, the IUPAC Council officially approved the name for element of atomic number 110, to be known as darmstadtium, with symbol Ds.

Sociologist proposes disaster scale to facilitate recovery and research
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