5 Cool Facts About Neon | Neon Facts

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One of the nobles — the noble gases, that is — is the gas that makes Las Vegas glow. Neon is one of the six inert elements found in the Periodic Table’s rightmost column. Noble gases react reluctantly because the outermost shell of electrons orbiting the nucleus is filled, providing no motivation for these gases to swap electrons with other elements. As a result, noble gases are used in only a few compounds.