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Transcript of NEON LAMP

neon lamps
THE neon lamp WAS MADE in 1902, and displayed in public in 1910.
They discovered neon in 1898, shortly after discovering krypton.
Like other noble gases, neon was discovered through the study of liquefied air.
It is a chemical element that is in the group of elements known as Noble Gases. Neon is found in the earth's atmosphere.
Neon's name comes from the Greek word for 'new,' neos.~

was discovered in 1898 by the British chemists Sir William Ramsay (1852–1916) and Morris W. Travers (1872–1961) in London
although neon is the fourth most abundant element in the universe, only 0.0018% of the earth's atmosphere is neon.~
neon has 10 electrons,10protons , 10 neutrons
The first public display of a Neon Sign (not just a simple tube) was in December 1910 at the Paris Expo. The first commercial sign was sold in 1912 to a Paris Barber.
Neon gas in a light, can last for 15 years, without going off.
When excited electrically, neon gives off a bright red color, but the gas itself is colorless.
Sir William Ramsay and Morris M.Travers discovered neon, while studying liquid air, in 1898.
One quart of neon can light up 200 - 300 feet of glass tubing.
Georges Claude, a French engineer, unveiled the first neon sign, in 1910, at the Paris Motor Show.
The first American company to use a neon sign, was the Packard Agency in 1922.
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