Tuesday, April 6, 2010

New element

The Times reports the discovery of a new element. This would be number 117, so it has been temporarily named "Ununseptium" (Latin for 117).

Clearly the name should eventually be Unobtainium. Write your local congressperson or scientist!

1 comment:

  1. Write to Tom Lehrer as well! Maybe he will rerecord The Elements. According to wikipedia, he left off at 102.