Thought for the month

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Origin uncertain, usually attributed as a Chinese Proverb.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

115 and counting

An international team of researchers, led by physicists from Lund University, have confirmed the existence of what is considered a new element with atomic number 115 . The experiments were conducted at the GSI research facility in Germany. A full report will be in Physical Review Letters. However as all science fiction aficionados already know, element 115 (Ununpentium) is amongst other things, the gravity wave generator that powers UFOs and within a meteorite acquired by Lara Croft in Tomb Raider III.

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