Thought for the month

“Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction the sign of truth.” Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and physicist (1623 – 62).

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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