Superheavy elements: Making and breaking the periodic table

Kit Chapman, Bloomsbury Sigma
Wednesday, Oct 09, 4:10 PM - Nuclear Science Seminar
1200 FRIB Laboratory

Abstract:  The thrilling history of creating elements past uranium - from the first steps during the Manhattan Project to the modern experiments rewriting our understanding of the chemical world. From flying planes into mushroom clouds to some of the most powerful research machines in the world, this will reshape everything you think you know about scientific discovery.