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Ununoctium (eka-radon or element 118) is the temporary IUPAC for the transactinide element of atomic number 118 and temporary element symbol Uuo. An ununoctium atom is very unstable, meaning it quickly changes to another atom (nuclear reaction). Only three atoms of ununoctium have been produced since 2002. Although it is a noble gas, it is more reactive than other noble gases. No practical uses of Ununoctium are known, other than for scientifical research in labs.

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