The atomic number of Carbon is 6.
The atomic mass for carbon is 12.0107 amu.
It's melting point from a solid to liquid is the highest temperature of any element at 3550C. So at room temp it is a solid.
Group 14 is the carbon family. The five members are carbon, silicon, germanium, tin, and lead.
It was discovered C.W. Scheele in 1774, but he thought it was a compound. A.L. Lavoisier proposed carbon in 1789 to be an element.
carbon is used in many ways like the graphite in pencils or is the main component of coal (a fuel)
there is a chemistry made up to just study chemistry it is called organic chemistry. About 20% of the weight of living organisms is carbon. More compounds are known which contain carbon than don't.