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For some awesome information about super heavy elements, check out this video from the team at Periodic Table of Videos. It's filmed in Darmstadt.
For all the basics about ununpentium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For all the coolest facts about ununpentium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.




Ununpentium was first synthesized in 2003 at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna (Russia). They observed only four atoms! Element 113 was found to be a decay product of these first four synthesized atoms of ununpentium.
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If you could do so, which name on the periodic table would you change and why?
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