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  • n. The systematic element name for flerovium, the chemical element with atomic number 114 (symbol Uuq).

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  • n. a radioactive transuranic element

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  • In December 1998 and January 1999, high-energy physicists in Russia created a superheavy element called ununquadium with a record 114 protons.

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  • They have temporary titles - ununquadium and ununhexium - but final names are yet to been decided.

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  • Is the euro, like ununquadium, simply too massive for the natural world?

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  • At the very moment that the physicists in Dubna, Russia, were birthing ununquadium, another group of scientists-dismal scientists-were smashing together the currencies of Western Europe to form a brand-new synthetic element known as the euro, which they proudly launched on Jan.

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