Livermorium’s longest-lived isotope has a half-life of 60 milliseconds. Current and future experiments Edit. The IUPAC approved the name livermorium on May 23, 2012. The city is named, in turn, for American rancher Robert Livermore, so he indirectly got an element named after him. In June 2011, the IUPAC officially accepted the livermorium as the heaviest so far. LV is named after Lawrence Livermorium National laboratory. ... And to have an element named after you need to be dead. Currently, there are only two cities in the United States with elements named after them, Berkeley with element 97 (Bk), and now Livermore! Element Individual(s) Z Name … Americium, berkelium and livermorium were named after places that had been named for them. The city in turn is named after the American rancher Robert Livermore, a naturalized Mexican citizen of English birth. Livermorium, artificially produced transuranium element of atomic number 116. On June 24, 2013 Mayor John Marchand dedicated Livermorium Plaza and announced Livermorium Day as May 30th. Livermorium is a synthetic chemical compound with symbol LV. It has an atomic weight of 116 and is radioactive. In 2000 it was announced that atoms of livermorium were produced when curium-248 was fused with calcium-48. So that seems quite pointless. This happened more than ten years after the discovery of this element. 3. An element can only be named after a property, a mythical creature, a location, a scientist or a mineral. The name, livermorium (whose atomic symbol is Lv) was chosen in honor of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the city of Livermore, California. Till now, it is only developed in the laboratory and has not been observed in nature. The team at Dubna have indicated plans to synthesize livermorium using the reaction between plutonium-244 and titanium-50. The Lawrence Livermore team wanted the name livermorium (Lv), which recognizes Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Livermore, California, where it is located. Livermorium is named after the Lawrence Livermore National Lab, California, which worked on its discovery. The element Livermorium (element 116, named after Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) was created in 2000. In the modern era of discovery, all of the elements have been named after places or scientists. Click this link to view the LLNL press release on Livermorium and Flerovium, dated May 31, 2012. The cities of Berkeley, California and Livermore, California are the locations of the University of California Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, respectively. Though it’s named after an American laboratory, Livermorium was first created in Dubna, Russia. It is to be called Livermorium (symbol Lv) in honour of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, home of the US end of the collaborative team and a stalwart of nuclear and heavy-element research. It has no uses Named after Lawrence Livermore National Lab, the element livermorium, atomic number 116, is a synthetic super heavy element discovered as part of a collaboration between Livermore Lab and the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions in Russia. The resulting atoms of livermorium had an atomic weight of 292 and decayed through the emission of an alpha particle into flerovium. Livermorium – Named for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lutetium – Named for Lutecia, an ancient name for Paris Magnesium – Named … , 2013 Mayor John Marchand dedicated livermorium Plaza and announced livermorium Day as May 30th after Lawrence. John Marchand dedicated livermorium Plaza and announced livermorium Day as May 30th the at. 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