chemical element with the atomic number of 101 and symbol Md

Mendelevium (pronounced /ˌmɛndəˈlɛviəm/)) is a synthetic element with the symbol Md (used to be Mv) and the atomic number 101. It is a metallic radioactive transuranic element of the actinides.

Dmitri Mendeleev

Mendelevium is created by einsteinium and alpha particles forcefully combining and was named after Dmitri Mendeleev, the creator of the Periodic Table.

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