Why a New Element was Named "Nihonium"? [JP]

Lecture Description

In November 2016, a new element, atomic number 113 "Nihonium" Nh, was discovered in Japan and appeared in "Periodic Table".

In this lecture, Emeritus Prof. Toshimitsu Yamazaki who served as a naming rights conferment examination committee member talks about the reasons for the conferment.

NOTE:

- This lecture was conducted only in Japanese.

Date:
2016-12-5
Target:
Visitors
Field:
Science

Speaker

Hiromitsu Haba

The University of Tokyo
  / Emeritus Professor

*Lecturer's title and organization are shown as of the date of the event.

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