Krypton

1898

Krypton

The book of science

Tom Sharp

LondonWilliam Ramsay, Morris Travers elements

Krypton

Atomic number 36

Sounds mysterious

William Ramsay and Morris Travers were looking in liquid air for a new element lighter than argon. After they found krypton, heaver than argon, they kept looking until they found neon.

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Other readings:

  • Krypton,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt