It's one of the most hallowed clubs in all of science--the lucky few who have discovered and named an element on the periodic table. After stabilizing and observing the latest addition to chemistry's constitution, element number 112, Sigurd Hofmann and his team will have the chance to make their mark. And despite element naming's bitterly contentious history (very bitter, actually), Sigurd isn't sweating it much.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.