1898 Neon

The book of science

Tom Sharp

LondonWilliam Ramsay, Morris Travers elements Neon


Atomic number 10

Neon signs

Colorless, odorless, tasteless, and nonflammable, neon is lighter than argon, silent, and humble. Ask neon a simple question, but don’t expect an answer.

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