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Tennessine

Atomic Number: 117 Atomic Radius: empirical: 138 pm (predicted)[5]
Atomic Symbol: Ts Melting Point: 623–823 K ​(350–550 °C, ​662–1022 °F) (predicted)[4]
Atomic Weight: 294 Boiling Point: 883 K ​(610 °C, ​1130 °F)
Electron Configuration: [Rn] 7s2 7p5 5f14 6d10 (predicted)[4] Oxidation States: −1, +1, +3, +5 ​(predicted)[1][4]

History

On Novemer 28th, 2016 element 117 was named Tennessine with the symbol (Ts). The Tennessee region of the United States is home to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, all of which contributed to superheavy element research.
IUPAC announcement.

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