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NEON - (Greek neon "new") Discovere by Scottish chemist William Ramsey and the Englishman Morris Travers it is a colourles, odourless, nonmetallic, gaseous element with the symbol Ne and the atomic number 10.
It is grouped with inert gasses, is non reactive, and forms no compounds. It occurs naturally in small quantities in the Earth's atmosphere.
Tubes containing Neon are used in electric signs, giving of a fiery red glow, it is also used in lasers.