In addition, read this story about the newest element, number 118: https://www.llnl.gov/str/April07/Shaughnessy.html and discuss:
If you thought you had discovered a new element, how could you get the scientific world to accept your discovery? What roadblocks might you face, working outside the science community? How could you avoid being labeled a "crackpot"?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com April 3, 2020, 10:50 pm ad1c9bdddf
Science is a dynamic trade and especially with life science, which encompasses mutating species and over long periods of time, water has prompted dramatic effects (avalanches, landslides, tornados and hurricanes and species migration and adaption). So it should come as little surprise that new discoveries happen all the time in science. While ...
Working toward adding a new element on the periodic chart is discussed.