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Posted: 16 September 2009 07:44 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Posted: 16 September 2009 10:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Others claimed he named it after himself

What gall!

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Posted: 17 September 2009 06:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I had thought when starting this project on the elements that the more interesting names would come with the transuranic elements, but I keep getting surprised by interesting origins like this one.

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