Super-heavy elements 116 (ununhexium) and 118 (ununoctium) – Victor Ninov Victor Ninov was a high-profile nuclear scientist working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in the United States.

Super-heavy elements 116 (ununhexium) and 118 (ununoctium) – Victor Ninov Victor Ninov was a high-profile nuclear scientist working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in the United States. He had been previously involved in the discovery of elements 110–112. Whilst at LBNL he reported the creation of elements 116 and 118 – but did the data stand up?