Americium isotope Am241 was identified by a group of researchers at the University of Chicago in 1944 and was the fourth trans-uranium element to be discovered. It is used as a neutron and gamma...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=574 | 17 Jul 2001
Researchers have a better understanding of how the crystal structure of some metals becomes stable through magnetism.
Magnetic stabilization of the crystal structures of metals is rare. In some...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=8835 | 8 Jun 2007
Element identification in Russia, due to Swiss expertise in radiochemistry; For the first time a Swiss research group has participated in the discovery of new chemical elements. The elements have the...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=4810 | 2 Feb 2006
Hitachi announce a new, custom designed Energy Dispersive Spectrometer (EDS) for their TM-1000 Tabletop Microscope that now extends the range of lighter elements that can be detected from Sodium Na (Z...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=19538 | 3 Nov 2009
Modern-day scientific Magellans and Columbus’s, exploring the uncharted seas at the fringes of the Periodic Table of the Elements, have landed on one long-sought island — the fabled Island of...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=11837 | 8 Apr 2008
Researchers at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, have unlocked some of the physical and chemical secrets of plutonium, an element known for its use in atomic weapons and power plant fuel....
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=8101 | 29 Mar 2007
Ununpentium was discovered in 2003 by a group of scientists working at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), California.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7958 | 10 Dec 2012
Dubnium was first discovered in 1967 by the scientist at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna while bombarding americium atoms with neon ions. In the same year, a team from the University...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7918 | 3 Dec 2012
Californium was discovered in 1950 by a team consisting of Glenn Seaborg, Albert Ghiorso, Kenneth Street and Stanley G. Thompson at the University of California while performing an experiment of...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7913 | 1 Dec 2012
Scientists at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science, located Wako, near Tokyo, have found the most conclusive evidence yet that they have created element number 113 on the periodic...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7343 | 5 Oct 2012