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Atomic symbol - Ne
Atomic weight - 20.1797
Atomic number - 10
Electron configuration - 2-8
Oxidation states - 0
State of matter - gas
Noble gas
Discovered in 1898 by Sir William Ramsay and Morris W. Travers
Boils at -246 .C, melts at -248.7 .C

Notes:
Obtained from the fractional distillation of liquid air. Its main use is in
neon signs. Neon sign are made of helium, neon, argon, or mercury at different
pressures. These are put into different colored glass which give off different
colors.

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