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|Atomic Number:||115||Atomic Symbol:||Uup|
|Atomic Weight:||289||Electron Configuration:||[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p3|
|Shells:||2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 5||Filling Orbital:|
|Melting Point:||Unknown||Boiling Point:||Unknown|
Ununpentium was first made by research scientists at the Joint Institute for
Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia in 2003 and by scientists at the Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory, USA. Scientists bombarded calcium nuclei with americium nuclei.
Ununpentium (Uup) is a temporary element name until it is given an official name
by The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). As a result of
its position in the periodic table ununpentium is expected to be classed as one
of the "other metals" with properties similar to bismuth. Too little of the
element has been synthesized for this to be confirmed.