Argon discovered

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Historical Context Note

Lord Rayleigh (1842-1919) and William Ramsay (1852-1916) discover argon by spectroscopically analyzing the gas left over after nitrogen and oxygen are removed from air

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Editors. "Argon discovered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6373, accessed 02 September 2014.]


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