Neon

By: Brandon Spencer II

Neon is a non-metal, reddish orange,

Boiling Point: -246.08°C Melting Point: -258.59 °C

Atomic Number: 10

Atomic Symbol: Ne

Atomic Mass: 20.18 amu

Group:18 Period: 2

Neon was discovered by William Ramsay and Morris Travers in 1898.

Used for:

Neon is used in advertising signs like the one below.

Neon is used as a high voltage indicator. This means it is used to test the voltage level to make sure its safe.

Sources:

"Periodic Table of Elements: Los Alamos National Laboratory." Periodic Table of Elements: Los Alamos National Laboratory. 1 Jan. 2014. Web. 8 Dec. 2014. <http://periodic.lanl.gov/10.shtml>.

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