University Chemistry ›› 2019, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (8): 8-19.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201811028

Special Issue: 化学科普(2019)

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The Discovery of Noble Gases

Boxun Sun*()   

  • Received:2018-11-26 Accepted:2019-04-11 Published:2019-05-10
  • Contact: Boxun Sun


In this paper, many elements are personified and a kingdom of elements is constructed. Noble gas elements are compared to hermits in the kingdom. Through the dialogue between noble gases, the process of discovering noble gases and noble gaseous compounds is described. The article tells the discovery and some properties of noble gases in a vivid language.

Key words: Noble gas, Discovery, Compounds of noble gases, Science popularization


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