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The transuranic elements and the island of stability
  • Kit Chapman
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
  • 17 August 2020
This review shall look at the historical developments that led to the field of element discovery, the attempts to discover superheavy elements in nature based on the island of stability, and the subsequent successful synthesis of elements and the implications of their half-lives and properties. Expand
The first synthetic element
When Mendeleev proposed his periodic table in 1869, element 43 was unknown. In 1937, it became the first element to be discovered by synthesis in a laboratory — paving the way to the atomic age.TheExpand
Great British chefs
This work features 18 distinguished young chefs from around the country. The book gives witty and informative accounts of their backgrounds, and presents a selection of delicious recipes that bestExpand
The element factory
A machine in Russia's frozen north is about to begin pumping out the heaviest atoms in the universe. Kit Chapman pays a visit
The oganesson odyssey
  • Kit Chapman
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Nature Chemistry
  • 1 July 2018
Kit Chapman explores the voyage to the discovery of element 118, the pioneer chemist it is named after, and false claims made along the way.
An Innkeeper's Diary
Ei-ichi Negishi (1935-2021).
Meet Dmitrii
A biography of Mendeleev goes well beyond his most famous creation.
Elements of the Future
Abstract When Dimitri Mendeleev assembled his periodic table in 1869, the heaviest known element was uranium, element 92. As the table filled, it soon became clear that this was the heaviest elementExpand
The beams at the edge of physics