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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #30 on: February 08, 2007, 10:25:56 PM »
We've had a whole discussion on the alkali metals.

Now only if I could remember where it was...
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #31 on: February 09, 2007, 01:59:14 AM »
Rutherfordium
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #32 on: February 09, 2007, 02:48:57 PM »
Rutherfordium

Got any pictures?   ;)

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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #33 on: February 11, 2007, 10:58:42 PM »
Here is a picture of Rutherfordium.

[edit] I checked right after posting this and saw that the periodic table here at the forums has the same picture.
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #34 on: February 13, 2007, 04:04:46 AM »
Here is a picture of Rutherfordium.

Wow, that's a big sample, looks around 70 kg or so.  I didn't know Rf could be made in such quantity!   :P

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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #35 on: February 14, 2007, 08:23:16 PM »
Here is a picture of Rutherfordium.

[edit] I checked right after posting this and saw that the periodic table here at the forums has the same picture.

Wow.  I didn't realize they directly copied my photo!   :o

[edit] Okay.  I see that they have given me the proper credit, and now that I think of it, I believe they had asked me a while ago if they could use my photos.   ;D
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #36 on: February 14, 2007, 09:01:34 PM »
How many elements are there now
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #37 on: February 14, 2007, 10:04:20 PM »
How many elements are there now

Depends on who you ask.  ;)
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #38 on: February 15, 2007, 08:26:52 PM »
I don't understand what you mean
So for you, each one will have another ideas  ;D
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #39 on: February 16, 2007, 08:22:50 PM »
I don't understand what you mean
So for you, each one will have another ideas  ;D

The thing is, with the newer elements they have to be discovered by one party, then verified by another.  What tends to happen quite often is that one party will say "We found element 1XX" but they are unable to reproduce that finding.  As a result, their discovery doesn't really count.  The thing is, the party that "discovered" that element believe whole-heartedly that they found it.  In reality, until the finding can be verified and repeated they technically haven't discovered anything.
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Re: What is your favourite element?
« Reply #40 on: March 28, 2007, 12:39:24 AM »
You know it's all about Unununium!
Other than that I'd have to say Manganese just cause it's so awesome sounding.

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