WANTED : Neon
- Neon signs for advertising
- Refrigeration- it has almost 40 times more refrigeration power than liquid helium
- Deep sea diving
- Helium-neon lasers
- Optic-free spedrometer which uses neon to find out about the sun
- Used at carnivals or on rides
May also go by
- Originates from the Greek word neos which means "new"
- Chemical symbol is Ne
Description ( shouldn't be too hard to spot)
- Naturally colorless
- Glows bright red when electricity runs through it
- Is often spotted at carnivals or on the windows of stores
- Can blow other colors when the inside of the tube is coated
- Atomic number is 10
- Atomic mass is 20.1797
- Appears as a gas at room temperature
- Is a non metal
Officers calling for arrest
- Discovered by Sir William Ramsay and M.W. Travers in 1998
- Sir William Ramsay was a chemist from Britain who discovered the noble gases. He received the Nobel prize in chemistry ( haha)
- Travers was also a British chemist and worked with Ramsay in discovering some of the noble gases. His work earned him the nickname "rare gas Travers"
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- Discovered in 1998
- Discovered while studying " liquified air"
- Ramsey discovered it flowed when he put it in a vacuum tube with electricity.
- Spotted in place number 10 between argon, helium, and Fluorine
- Found in the earths atmosphere
- Makes up .0018% of the air we breathe
- Makes up .13% of the universe
- Part of the noble gases
An antisocial element that does not interact with most known elements and will not combine with any elements or substances
Not particularly dangerous on pure form
Furgang, Adam. The Noble Gases: Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon, Radon. New York: Rosen Central, 2010. Print.
Halka, Monica, and Brian Nordstrom. Halogens and Noble Gases. New York: Facts on File, 2010. Print.