helium

Helium: Not Just the Stuff in Balloons

Nov 22, 2013
Helium is a valuable finite resource that is often wasted just for fun.
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What's behind the helium shortage?

Apr 29, 2013
There have long been warnings that helium supplies are running out, but now we may know why. The answer comes down to dollars and cents.
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Helium shortage causes prices to balloon

Sep 17, 2012
Helium is an abundant element that's vital to high-tech products. But slack production is causing a shortage, and that has helium prices ballooning.
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What helium means in a world of screens

Aug 25, 2010
Nobel laureate and Cornell University physics professor Robert Richardson has a warning about helium.  The world is running out of it. And that...
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