Yuri TS. Oganessian - Discovering Superheavy Elements
Uploader: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Original upload date: Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Sun, 12 Dec 2021 03:14:43 GMT
Yuri TS Oganessian spoke at ORNL on Friday, January 27, as part of ORNL's celebration of the discovery and dedication of element 117, tennessine. The ceremony honored the tennessine research team andShow more
featured the cooperation of U.S .research groups and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia. A pioneer of both cold and hot fusion nucleosynthesis, Oganessian has dedicated his life towards the discovery and synthesis of new elements and the pursuit of knowledge beyond our current understanding. He and his team have been involved in the discovery of several elements. Element 118, oganesson, is named in his honor.