Molybdenum

1778,1781

Molybdenum

The book of science

Tom Sharp


UppsalaCarl Wilhelm Scheele, Peter Jacob Hjelm elements

Molybdenum

Atomic number 42

Light and strong


I had always placed the accent on the second syllable, but now I must try to put it on the third. Diamond used to be the hardest form of carbon; now, the honors go to carbyne, or fullerite, or Q-carbon.

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