WANTED

Name: Neon

Wanted for:

~Helps make neon signs

~Part of the making of gas lasers

~In lightning arrestors

~In television tubes

~In high-voltage indicators

~In wave meter tubes

~Used as a cryogenic refrigerant

Aliases:

Nickname: Ne

Origin: Greek, neos, which means new.

Historical Names: Neon

Common Names: Neon

Slangs Terms: Neon

Description:

~Color: Bright Reddish Orange

~Atomic Mass: 20.1797

~Atomic Number: 10

~Nonmetal

~Appearance at Room Temperature: It is a gas, it is colorless, odorless, tasteless gas.

Structure:

# of Protons: 10

# of Neutrons: 10

# of Electrons: 10

First Arresing Officer:

Sir William Ramsey and Morris W. Travelers, two scientists who were originally studying the minute amount of gas that remained after oxygen, nitrogen, and argon were removed from air.

Report Of Last Arrest:

In 1898, in England, Sir Williams Ramsey and Morris W. Travelers were studying the minute amount of gas that remained after oxygen, nitrogen, and argon were removed from the air when they discovered the new criminal, neon, along with 2 other criminals. The scientists called it, "The blaze of crimson light from the tube told its own story, and it was a sight to dwell upon and never forget."

Last Seen:

~Located in Noble Gases

~Usually hangs around in the atmosphere and takes up 0.0018% of the space in the atmosphere. In also hangs around in the universe and takes up 0.13% of the universe.

Known Associates:

Works with Helium a lot to make gas lasers. These lasers can cut through plastic and metal and they can help make precise cuts in surgeries.

Warning Label:

The element is generally stable and no there are no known health dangers.

Bibliography:

Website:

~http://chemistry.about.com/od/elementfacts/a/neon.htm

~http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/chemistry/neon.html

~http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/ne.html

~http://www.chemistryexplained.com/elements/L-P/Neon.html

Books:

~The Noble Gases: Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon, and Radon - By: Adam Furgang

Picture:

~http://images-of-elements.com/neon.php

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Neon in its pure gas form with electricity running through it so you can see it.