1937 Technetium

The book of science

Tom Sharp

PalermoEmilio Segrè, Carlo Perrier elements Technetium


Atomic number 43

Unstable stuff

Many other scientists thought that they had found element 43; however, their work was not reproducable, mainly because, at least for most of them, they had found something else.

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  • Technetium,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt