Noble Gases- Group 18 (VIIIA)

Atoms and Molecules - Periodic Table

History

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Discoverer/Developer

Helium

1896 Ramsay  Greek Helios meaning "sun"

Neon

1898 Ramsay and Travers  Greek neos meaning "new"

Argon

1984 Ramsay and Rayleigh   Greek a-ergon meaning "no work" or "no action"

Krypton

1898 Ramsay and Travers   Greek kryptos meaning "hidden"

Xenon

1898 Ramsay and Travers  Greek xenon meaning "the stranger"

Radon

1898 Dorn

 

Real World Application

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Helium

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Neon

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Argon

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Krypton

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Xenon

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Radon

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NSDL http://preparatorychemistry.com/element_properties_flash.htm

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