dubnium / hahnium

Element 105, is yet another (see rutherfordium) element swathed in Cold War competition and rivalry.

A team at the Soviet Joint Institute of Nuclear Research at Dubna in Russia was the first to synthesize element 105 in 1968. The team did not initially propose a name for the element, but eventually suggested nielsbohrium, with the chemical symbol Ns, after Danish physicist Niels Bohr (1885–1962).1

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