Neon Haley Slaughter

Atomic Number: 10

Atomic Weight: 20.1797

Melting Point: 24.56 K (-248.59°C or -415.46°F)

Boiling Point: 27.07 K (-246.08°C or -410.94°F)

Density: 0.0008999 grams per cubic centimeter

Phase at Room Temperature: Gas

Element Classification: Non-metal

Neon was discovered in 1898 by William Ramsay and Morris Travers at University College London. Although neon advertising signs account for the bulk of its use, neon also functions in high-voltage indicators, lightning arrestors, wave meter tubes, and TV tubes.

group 18 on the periodic table is called noble gases

it glows a reddish and orange color

Liquid neon is an important cryogenic refrigerant.

Neon is also used to make high voltage indicators

The largest use of neon is in making the ubiquitous neon signs for advertising

it's non reactive

it does not  bond with any other element

Neon is usually found in the form of a gas in the atmosphere

some colors are safe as long as the tube is not broken. Improper handling can be a threat to both the environment and health.

the cylinder inside the lights of the neon can cause harm

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