What is a noble gas?

Answer The noble gases are argon (Ar), helium (He), krypton (Kr), neon (Ne), radon (Rn) and xenon (Xe). The noble gases, also called inert gases, have the maximum possible number of electrons in their out... Read More »

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Why are noble gases called noble?

In chemistry, "noble" refers to an element with very low chemical reactivity--that is, one that doesn't easily form compounds with other elements. Helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon are ... Read More »

What does"noble"mean?

The word "noble" is a description of someone who is distinguished. The word originated somewhere between the years of 1175 and 1225, or the early 13th century. It comes from the Latin word "nobilli... Read More »

Is Uuo a noble gas?

Uuo is a noble gas with an atomic number of 118. Ununoctium is its temporary name and Uuo is the temporary symbol given to this element by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.Refe... Read More »

What is a noble lie?

The notion of a noble lie is one of Plato's concepts. It is a lie for a great and good purpose. U.S. novelist Ayn Rand pointed out in her writings that the government engages in noble lies when it ... Read More »