The Super-heavy elements:
1. are generally not stable
2. are not found in nature

Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

The scientists recently confirmed existence of element 117- “Ununseptium (Uus), which is 40% heavier than an atom of lead. This is one of the super heavy elements. Elements with atomic number greater than 104 are referred to as Super-Heavy Elements. Although super-heavy elements have not been found in nature, they can be created by accelerating beams of nuclei and shooting them at the heaviest possible target nuclei.

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