Mini Element Project: Krypton

By: Nellie

When, Where, Who???

Krypton was discovered by british scientist Sir William Ramsay in 1898. He Observed Krypton when he was evaporating all the components of liquid air and and residue of Krypton was left.

Fast Facts

Atomic Weight- 83.80g.mol-1

Atomic Number- 36

Standard State at room temp.- gas

Boiling point- 153 C

Melting point- 157 C

Category- noble gasses


What do we use it for??

Rare gases in fluorescent lamps, photography, and in high powered gas lasers