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In real-life science, element 119 has yet to be discovered. A placeholder name based on its number, "ununennium", has been suggested to document the possible existence of this substance. Some models of theoretical science have stated that heavy elements on this scale may be impossible to synthesize or reproduce, and cannot exist in nature. Subspace science mentioned in ''[[Star Trek]]'' may account for the contradiction of this being a natural resource on other worlds, as well as any relation to lithium, which is another aspect of this fictional material that has not been borne out in real-life study. The formation of the name has the prefix ''di''- preceding lithium, indicating some sort of twofold increase of the basic lithium. A similar nomenclature is used for [[trilithium]] and [[decalithium]].
 
In real-life science, element 119 has yet to be discovered. A placeholder name based on its number, "ununennium", has been suggested to document the possible existence of this substance. Some models of theoretical science have stated that heavy elements on this scale may be impossible to synthesize or reproduce, and cannot exist in nature. Subspace science mentioned in ''[[Star Trek]]'' may account for the contradiction of this being a natural resource on other worlds, as well as any relation to lithium, which is another aspect of this fictional material that has not been borne out in real-life study. The formation of the name has the prefix ''di''- preceding lithium, indicating some sort of twofold increase of the basic lithium. A similar nomenclature is used for [[trilithium]] and [[decalithium]].
 
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