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How does the creation of element 118, Ununoctium, give us insight to the creation of the universe.
Question Date: 2010-10-26
Answer 1:

This element, Ununoctium or Element 118, was created in a lab in 2006 and it is only found on Earth. It has a half-life of 0.00089 seconds, meaning that half of it decays into another element in that period of time. It is not known which state Ununoctium appears in at room temperature, but it is believed to be a gas. Ununoctium is very unstable and it is an artificial element. We do not know that this element had something to do with the creation of the Universe.

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