Periodic table gains two new elements

Two new elements have been officially added to the periodic table - twelve years after they were first discovered.

Mathematicians aim to list all possible shapes in the universe

Mathematicians are working on a vast directory aiming to specify every single possible shape in the universe in up to five dimensions.

Periodic table to change

Textbooks and wallcharts all over the world will need to be altered, follwing a decision to change the atomic weights of some elements listed in the Periodic Table for the first time ever.     

'Missing link' element created

Russian and US physicists have finally created element 117 - a superheavy element made of atoms containing 117 protons that is roughly 40 percent heavier than lead.