Research

Special Feature

December 2, 2016
Nihonium takes its place at the table
Nihonium is the official name, and Nh the chemical symbol, for element 113, which was discovered by Kosuke Morita's group at the Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science.
April 8, 2016
RIKEN discovers superheavy element 113
Researchers at RIKEN will be the first in Asia to name an element in the periodic table
April 7, 2016
Element 113 makes headlines
The news that RIKEN had been officially recognized as having discovered element 113 traveled through the various Japanese and international research communities, news agencies and the wider public.
June 30, 2015
Visionary science
Interview with President Hiroshi Matsumoto