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lil  ·  1723 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Superheavy element 117 confirmed - one step closer to the island of stability.

    Element 117 is yet to be named: a committee comprising members of the International Unions of Pure and Applied Physics and Chemistry will review these new findings, along with the original ones, and decide whether further experiments are needed before acknowledging the element's discovery. Only after such final acceptance, a name may be proposed by the discoverers.
The inventer's name is Dull Man so Dullmanium is a likely possibility. Also, they've been naming elements after locations where they have been discovered, hence Californium. So I suppose Germanium can be considered.

This sounds awfully uninteresting. A new super-heavy element should be named for something super-heavy (Slayerium, Metallicaium) or maybe Putinium because he's so heavy-handed. What else is super-heavy these days?