Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, making science textbooks across the world out of date.
The elements were verified and added by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week, making the scientific chart’s seventh row officially complete.
The inclusion of the super-heavy man-made chemical elements temporarily named 113, 115, 117 and 118 are the first additions to the table since 2011, according to a statement from IUPAC.
“To scientists, this is of greater value than an Olympic gold medal,” Ryoji Noyori, Nobel laureate in chemistry, told the Guardian.
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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com