element 106

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Related to element 106: seaborgium, Element 109, Element 108
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Noun1.element 106 - a transuranic element
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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For these achievements, Seaborg was honored by having element 106 named for him (3/19/94, p.
32 Between 1940 and 1955 he and his colleagues discovered 10 new elements including plutonium: element 106 is named for him.
In Chapter 7, "Classification of the Elements," Habashi details the evolution of the periodic system from its precursors, through Mendeleev's periodic law and later modifications, to discoveries of elements through element 106.