Seaborg's Periodic Table of 1942
In his Priestly Medal Address, The Periodic Table: Tortuous Path to Man-Made Elements printed in C&EN April 16, 1979 and reprinted in Modern Alchemy: Selected Papers of Glenn T. Seaborg (1994), page 181, Glenn Seaborg describes how the extension of the PT, caused the discovery of the transuranic elements, plutonium and neptunium, resulted in a new "uranide" group.
The formulation below is the working (and at the time top-secret) formulation used by the Manhatten atomic bomb project. The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory internal reference number for this document is XBL 798-2509.
Like the 1939 formulation, XBL 769-10601, the formulation below erroneously predicts positions for the heaviest elements:
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