atomic number 101


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Noun1.atomic number 101 - a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)atomic number 101 - a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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In he modern periodic table, the transuranic element of atomic number 101, atomic weight 258, has been named mendelevium; thus contemporary physics commemorates the discoverer in his discovery.