Scientists and non-scientists alike have long been dreaming of elements with mighty properties. Perhaps the fictional materials they have conjured up are not as far from reality as it may at first seem.
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Kundu, S. Elements of science and fiction. Nature Chem 11, 13–16 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-018-0194-5
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