Unbinilium - Periodic Table of Videos
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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. Attempts to create element 120 (unbinilium) raise the issue of the so-called "island of stability".
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As the professor explained at the end of the video, the reason to look for element 120 before looking for 119 is that elements with an even number of protons (like elements 118 or 120) appear to be more stable than elements with an odd number of protons (like element 119).
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