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  • Hello, Nihonium. Scientists Name 4 New Elements On The Periodic Table

    06/09/2016 9:29:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    NPR ^ | June 9, 2016 | Richard Gonzales
    It's time to update your copy of the periodic table. Four new elements discovered in recent years have now been named, pending final approval by the international group of scientists in charge of the table. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has announced these proposed names: Nihonium and symbol Nh, for the element 113 Moscovium and symbol Mc, for the element 115 Tennessine and symbol Ts, for the element 117 Oganesson and symbol Og, for the element 118 The new superheavy, radioactive elements were actually added to the periodic table late last year and given these temporary and...
  • Here are the proposed names for the 4 newest elements on the periodic table

    06/09/2016 2:40:41 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 65 replies
    Vox ^ | 8JUN2016 | Brian Resnick
    Nihonium, named after Japan (Nippon is a Japanese word for Japan), with an atomic number of 113. Its symbol is Nh. Moscovium (Mc), element 115, named after the Russian capital city. Tennessine (Ts), 117, named after — you guessed it — the state of Tennessee. ("Tennessine is in recognition of the contribution of the Tennessee region, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to superheavy element research," the IUPAC states.) And finally, 118 is oganesson (Og), which bears the name of Russian physicist Yuri Oganessian, who led several elemental discoveries. Nature reports this...
  • US To Tap Strategic Petroleum Reserve

    03/13/2014 11:20:50 AM PDT · by Cletus.D.Yokel · 96 replies
    The Obama administration will release 5 million barrels of sour crude from the United States’ emergency stockpile in what officials described as a “test” of the nation’s ability to respond to oil supply disruptions around the globe.
  • Eight U.S. States Rank Among Top 10 O&G Investment Opportunities

    07/01/2011 10:25:21 PM PDT · by Rabin · 2 replies
    rigzone ^ | Friday, July 01, 2011 | Karen Boman|
    Eight U.S. states made the top 10 list of most attractive jurisdictions worldwide for oil and gas investment, according to Calgary-based Fraser Institute's Fifth Annual Global Petroleum Survey... The U.S. Gulf of Mexico experienced one of the largest drops in the global rankings, plummeting to 60rh place overall after finishing 11th in the 2010 survey, which was conducted before the Deepwater Horizon..
  • Army Mobilizing Huge Force to Protect Inaugural

    12/17/2008 9:29:30 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 48 replies · 1,910+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/17/08
    WASHINGTON – The US military plans to mobilize thousands of troops to protect Washington against potential terrorist attack during the inauguration of president-elect Barack Obama, a senior US military commander said Wednesday. They will fly combat air patrols and man air defenses, organize large scale medical support, and help local law enforcement provide security in the capital, said General Gene Renuart, head of the US Northern Command. "(It's) not because we see a specific threat, but because for an event this visible, this important and this historic, we ought to be prepared to respond if something does happen," he told...
  • Bugs?

    08/03/2004 3:24:21 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 155 replies · 3,305+ views
    Bugs? Weird stuff? I've made significant changes to the underbelly, I believe all the bugs are ironed out, but, who knows? I'll keep an eye on the crash log, and if you see anything that really shouldn't be, please let me know here or via Freepmail. Thanks.
  • Missing Toddler Found Guarded By Family Dog ( I love a good og story )

    06/30/2004 9:58:52 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 129 replies · 2,834+ views ^ | 11:25 am EDT June 30, 2004 | AP
    Missing Toddler Found Guarded By Family DogGirl, Dog Disappeared From Family's Back YardPOSTED: 11:25 am EDT June 30, 2004BETHLEHEM, Ind. -- Some 90 people searched through the night for a missing 2-year old girl before she was found safe Wednesday morning with a family dog on an Ohio River bank. Daisy Smith was found more than a mile from her home by a Clark County conservation officer taking part in a search that began after she and the dog disappeared from the family's back yard about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Conservation Officer Andy Crozier found the girl about 6:30 a.m. after...
  • Drugbusters invade Muslim compound (religion of peace alert)

    04/28/2004 2:59:56 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 7 replies · 825+ views ^ | 04/29/2004 | Katherine Adraneda
    A team of military intelligence and police drug enforcement units rounded up some 50 Muslim residents of the Al-Salam Mosque Compound in Barangay Culiat, Quezon City as part of intensified operations against illegal drugs and firearms in the metropolis. Senior Superintendent Procopio Lipana, chief of the Central Police District-Criminal Investigation Unit (CPD-CIU), said 12 suspects remained under their custody while the rest were released. Lipana identified the 12 as Dawabe Ben Albi Maulana, businessman from Basilan; Musa Sabaddin Abdurahman, 27; Awop Wadja Ignus, 26; Radjail Karawan Tirih, 34; Raquel Francisco Mabajo, 26; Pamaran Alain Awali, 48; Abubakar Cuevas Zunco, 34;...