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Chemical elements

  1. Jun 10, 2003 #1
    Total how many natural elements known to us?
    How many artificial elements produced in the lab?[?]
     
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  3. Jun 10, 2003 #2

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    If look at the table of elements, you should see how many elements we know. So there's 90 natural elements [11 gas (red fill), 2 liquid (blue fill) and 77 solid (black fill)] and 28 artificial elements [outlined].
     
  4. Jun 10, 2003 #3
    it should be noted that all of the 13 synthetically created elements are radioavtive (unstable). it seems for all of humananies genius, we just can't outwit the inner workings of a star.
     
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