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Stories by Peter Armbruster

Making New Elements

Three new elements -- 110, 111 and 112 -- have been produced over the past several years. Scientists are now struggling to create 113 and 114. How many elements can they add to the periodic table?...

September 1, 1998 — Fritz Peter Hessberger and Peter Armbruster

Creating Superheavy Elements

Nuclei far more massive than those found in nature are stabilized by subtle quantum-mechanical effects. Experimenters have had to revise ideas of how best to synthesize them

May 1, 1989 — Gottfried Münzenberg and Peter Armbruster
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