4IUPAC will require complete consensus from the parties
involved before it considers new names for elements.
Just imagine if the language you speak were to become extinct.
That,say some experts,is exactly what is happening today to nearly two-thirds of the world's6,800 languages.The diversity of the world's languages has never been more threatened than it is now.It is estimated that every two weeks a language disappears forever,meaning that by the end of the century more than4,500 of the languages now spoken will be buried in the language graveyard.
Cries of alarm have been raised about this mass extinction of
languages,which,given current trends toward the globalization of