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Nuclear chemistry

Lawrencium bridges a knowledge gap

The heavy element lawrencium is available in only tiny quantities. Measurement of one of its atomic properties was thus an experimental challenge, but indispensably validates theoretical models of heavy elements. See Letter p.209

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Figure 1: Periodic table of the elements.

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Türler, A. Lawrencium bridges a knowledge gap. Nature 520, 166–167 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/520166a

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