Information on Radon
element name: Radon
atomic number: 86
atomic weight: 222.02
Radon was discovered by Friedrich Ernst Dorn in 1900 (Germany). Radon was originally called niton.
Radon is used to predict earthquakes, radiation therapy(hosptials), and sometimes used for therapeutic uses.
Radon is a colorless gas, that can change to a yellow color when the temperature on it is lowered.
Radon has no biological role.
Radon can be found in streams and hot springs.
Melting point: -96 degrees F
Boiling point: -79.1 degrees F
Radon is the heaviest gas, radon build-up is harmful to humans and radon is associated with uranium.