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UT Connection to New Element Tennessine Garners National Coverage

A team of scientists from Tennessee has helped discover a new element that might bring the Volunteer State to the 117th slot on the periodic table. The name, “Tennessine,” recognizes the contribution of researchers at UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Vanderbilt University.┬áRobert Grzywacz, director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applicationsand