The report briefs about crucial role that helium plays in certain applications such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment, wherein helium is
used for reducing the temperature of magnetic coils, which makes them to behave as a superconductors.
Furthermore, due to its chemical inertness and non-flammability, helium is
ideal for use as a purge gas in satellite launch vehicles.
Government, helium is
critical in space, defense, and advanced energy systems--there is no substitute if temperatures below minus 429 degrees Fahrenheit are needed.
a blimp which long ago lost its value as a means of cargo transportation, military reconnaissance, or anti-aircraft defence.
However, current demand has exceeded the government's expectations, according to the NAS, and a significant amount of the helium is
being sold outside the United States.
If helium is
a little more expensive - or a little harder to find - I'm sure we can all pull through this crisis, together.
Since helium is
inert, it won't burn or react with the fuel during takeoff.
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RasGas divers demonstrating underwater one of the numerous ways in which helium is
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Since helium is
lighter than regular air, it vibrates faster, creating faster-moving sound waves.
For example, if the enclosed superfluid helium is
in its zero-velocity state, displaying no net flow, the container must move relative to the helium.