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23.01.2015 | The Top Ten Physics News Stories in 2014

Photo: C.Düllmann, GSI

The element 117 was produced when calcium ions hit this target wheel at GSI.

 

The synthesis of element 117 at GSI belongs to the Top Ten Physics News Stories in 2014 published by American Physical Society (APS).

Top Ten Physics News Stories

GSI press release from May 2014 about the synthesis of element 117


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The element 117 was produced when calcium ions hit this target wheel at GSI.
The target wheel produced at the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz contains berkelium-249.
Photo: C.Düllmann, GSI