Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Helium News

Party City closure of 45 stores unrelated to heliuum shortage

Helium is an essential chemical element used in MRI scanners, rocket fuel tanks, and floating party balloons. It’s also a finite natural resource, and a global shortage has made it harder to sell balloons at Party City, which is now closing 45 stores.

Qatar crisis has huge implications for helium supply chain

The growing crisis between Qatar and its neighbors has had an unexpected effect on the global availability of helium. Qatar supplies 25 percent of the world's helium and its inability to ship it to ports will create a global supply chain crisis.

Call to ban helium balloons to save supplies

Medical reserves of helium gas have reduced to such a low level that doctors are calling for a ban on using the gas in party balloons to preserve the supply.

Seagate's new 10TB hard drive is filled with helium gas

Seagate has announced its first hard drive filled with pure helium instead of usual air. Helium is billed as the next big thing for hard drives due to its low density. The drive has 10 terabytes of capacity and will cost around $800.

Gibbons use same vocal techniques as soprano opera singers

Kyoto - A Japanese study has discovered that gibbons are able to master some of the same vocal techniques that sopranos use to make beautiful music.

World's helium supply running low

Helium, an element commonly used in party balloons, has become so scarce that scientists are worried it will be gone within the next 30 years. Researchers are blaming party patrons for squandering the element which cannot be made artificially.

Cluster Balloonist Sets World Record - Audio/Video added Special

Raleigh - Cluster balloon enthusiast and licensed pilot Jonathan Trappe has set a new world record for longest free floating balloon flight.

Helium Shortage Causes Concern

The word 'Helium' makes us think of weddings, birthdays and a host of other kinds of parties, but the truth is that although Helium is the second-most-plentiful element in our universe, it's suddenly in short supply. What isn't, is the climbing costs.

Helium Anonymous Group

Ever wonder what happens at a helium anonymous group? Now you can see.

Helium Writers on the rise...

Are you someone with all the answers?

Helium Has A Payday For Article Writers

How many times have you blogged about the antics of your cat or dog? How many times have you blogged free advice about gardening or recipes on the net? Did you know that now you can get paid for all that wisdom you have been dispensing for free?
 

Search Digital Journal Archives


Set up a news alert for

Helium


Helium Image

Seagate s 10TB helium-filled enterprise hard drive
Seagate's 10TB helium-filled enterprise hard drive
Seagate
A view from the special made Gondola used in piloting the Cluster Balloon Flights.
A view from the special made Gondola used in piloting the Cluster Balloon Flights.
Jonathan Trappe
Long Endurance Multi-intelligence Vehicle at night
Long Endurance Multi-intelligence Vehicle at night
U.S. Army-Courtesy photo
Helium filled balloons.
Helium filled balloons.
Jonathan Trappe
Without helium  there would be no  Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Without helium, there would be no Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Maximilien Brice
Filling Airlander with helium.
Filling Airlander with helium.
The Verge
Airlander 10 will be used for commercial purposes. It gets its buoyancy from helium.
Airlander 10 will be used for commercial purposes. It gets its buoyancy from helium.
The Verge
Tom Abraham-James  founder and CEO of Helium One  collects helium gas from a natural water and gas s...
Tom Abraham-James, founder and CEO of Helium One, collects helium gas from a natural water and gas seep near Lake Eyasi, Tanzania, in November 2015. Bubbles just in view in the 'puddle' contain up to 10 per cent helium.
Peter Barry/University of Oxford

Latest News
Top News