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Atomic Number: 42

Protons: 42

Electrons: 42

Neutrons: 54

Average Atomic Mass: 95.94 amu

Isotopes: M0-92 Mo-94 Mo-95 Mo-96 Mo-97 Mo-98 Mo-100 Mo-90 Mo-91 Mo-93 Mo-99

Discovery: Molybdenum was discovered by Carl William Scheele at 1781 in Sweden.

Name: From the Greek word "molybdos" meaning "lead".

Uses: Its used in alloys, high strength steels, and nuclear applications.

Interesting Facts: This element is used in missile and aircraft parts