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Names for four new superheavy elements formally proposed

Twenty years later, it finally became clear that Ogawa had actually found an element, but not the one he thought: “nipponium” was actually element 75, which had already become known as rhenium by then.The Japanese team who discovered element 113 told IUPAC that they had chosen the name “nihonium” (Nh) in part to honor the trailblazing work of Dr.