Neutron stardust and the elements of Earth

  title={Neutron stardust and the elements of Earth},
  author={Brett F. Thornton and Shawn C. Burdette},
  journal={Nature Chemistry},
At its inception, the periodic table sorted elements by weight, so it may be surprising that the heaviest natural element on Earth remains controversial, or at best, nebulous. In the strange, perhaps-unfinished search for this weightiest nucleus, the only definitive conclusion is that it lies somewhere beyond uranium. 
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