Hi,

May be of interest:

EXISTENCE OF NEW ELEMENT CONFIRMED
http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/o.o.i.s?id=24890&news_item=6082


Also, I don't remember if I sent this out or not already, the press release has been rediscovered as students/teachers head back to school...

USGS news release, June 12, 2013:
Not So Constant: Atomic Weights Changed for Five Chemical Elements
[magnesium, bromine, germanium, indium, and mercury]
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3615&from=rss_home#.UbnOTbHA8us


International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Commission on Isotopic Abundances and Atomic Weights: http://www.ciaaw.org/


example: USGS Reston Stable Isotope Laboratory: http://isotopes.usgs.gov/

USGS TRIGA® Reactor (GSTR), Fact Sheet: http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3093/


Lastly, I use this web site daily at the reference desk: http://periodic.lanl.gov/index.shtml
and handout print copies of the table pdf to library users: http://periodic.lanl.gov/downloads.shtml


Enjoy the day,
Emily

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