neon

Ne


  • I choose this element because I like neon colours so I thought it might give me more information about neon colours.



  • Neon got its name from the Greek 'neos', meaning new.




  • Neon matches its abbreviations because the first two letters on neon is Ne
  • Neon was discovered in 1898 by Sir William Ramsay and M.W. Travers.
  • when at room temperature neon is a gas.
  • the melting point of neon -248.57 oC, 24.53 K
  • boiling point -246.0 oC, 27.1 K

    · neon is the fifth most abundant element in the universe.

    · Neon forms in stars with a mass of eight or more Earth suns.