Daily Archives: July 15, 2009

‘Copernicium’ Proposed As Name For Newly Discovered Element 112

In honor of scientist and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), the discovering team around Professor Sigurd Hofmann suggested the name „copernicium” with the element symbol “Cp” for the new element 112, discovered at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Center for Heavy … Continue reading

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