Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Scientists discover new element, and it's a big one

And it was right under their nose all this time:
Lawrence Livermore Laboratories has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science.

The new element, Governmentium (Gv), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312.

These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.z
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1 comment:

Kyle R. Cupp said...

Wow. I really admire those scientists who had the courage to study such a dangerous element.