The name of my element is Krypton. Its symbol is Kr. Krypton derives from kryptos, the Greek word for hidden. Krypton was found by a Scottish chemist and an English chemist who were studying liquified air on May 30th, 1898. These scientists were Sir William Ramsay and Morris M. Travers.
The atomic number of krypton is 36. It has an atomic mass of 83.798 U. Its number of protons is 36. Its number of neutrons is 48. Its number of electrons is 36. Krypton has 6 stable isotopes. They are Kr-78, Kr-80, Kr-82, Kr-83, Kr-84, and Kr-86.
Krypton has been found in the atmosphere of Mars. About 1 ppm or less of Krypton is in the air.
Krypton is used in flash photography, to make sure that the camera doesn't burn when high temperature flashes are used. Krypton is also used in fluorescent lights, because it helps them glow. Krypton also is used in lasers, because it is non reactive.
One interesting scientific fact about Krypton is that it is colorless and odorless. One fun fact about Krypton is that it actually doesn't have anything to do with kryptonite, Superman’s weakness. Kryptonite is said to be a multi colored solid, while Krypton is a colorless gas.