2 Neon Neon is a non-metal The melting point for neon is -248.6 *c The boiling point is *cThe atomic number of neon is 10The atomic weight is
3 AppearanceThe appearances of neon are:ColourlessOdorlessTasteless
4 HistoryNeon was discovered by sir William Ramsay ( ) in 1898, and by Morris W. Travers ( ) in London.Ramsay discovered Neon (Ne) when he chilled a sample of air until it became a liquid. Then he warmed up the liquid till it became a gas as they boiled off.
5 Uses & Purposes Uses Television Tubes High-voltage indicators Wave meter tubesWhat qualities of the element make it useful for this purposeTo activate the machine when ever it gets the signalUsed to indicate the presence of voltage to ensure safetyWave meter tubes are used to detect wave signals from electronic devices such as a TV.