Read More:
How the Periodic Table Works
http://science.howstuffworks.com/periodic-table1.htm
"In 1829, a German chemist by the name of J. W. Dobereiner noticed that certain groups of three elements had similar properties."

Newly Discovered Element 112 Named "Copernicum"
http://www.popsci.com/scitech/article/2009-07/element-112-named-copernicum
"When we talked with element 112's discoverer, Sigurd Hofmann, on the significance of making a permanent mark on the periodic table, he told us he wanted a moniker that recognized a famous scientist while avoiding the flag-waving nationalism normally associated with the process."

How Are Elements Named?
http://chemistry.about.com/od/elementfaqs/f/elementnamed.htm
EXISTENCE OF NEW ELEMENT CONFIRMED
http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/o.o.i.s?news_item=6082&id=24890
"Remember the periodic table from chemistry class in school?"

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Rare Earth Elements:
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-222-why-we-need-rare-earth-elements
Cocktail Chemistry:
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-050-the-art-of-distilling-brandy
Hot Meteorites:
http://testtube.com/joshandchuck/dont-be-dumb-meteorites
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