Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP

It’s elementary: Periodic table’s seventh row is finally filled as four new elements are added

Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Kosuke Morita, the leader of the Riken Institute team of scientists behind the discovery of element 113, poses with a periodic table displaying the new element during a press conference in Wako, Saitama prefecture, on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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