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Here is periodicvideo's video on ununbium, copernicium with an older name.
A new element!
Copernicium is named!
For all the basics about copernicium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about copernicium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
Curiously, during their brief existence, atoms of copernicium have shown that this element would be unreactive and, indeed, more like a noble gas than a metal.
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