5 Interesting Facts About Helium

interesting facts about helium
  1. Helium has Atomic Number 2 and is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and non-toxic inert gas.
  2. A drilling operation in 1903 in Dexter, Kansas ultimately led to the realization that helium existed in large quantities under the Great Plains in America and available for extraction with natural gas.
  3. Where Does Helium Come From – Following the United States, Algeria and Qatar are the biggest producers of Helium currently.
  4. The U.S. government controls the market for Helium and sets the prices.
  5. Helium is used in various medical and lab devices and equipment, so the shortages in the last decade continue to impact local businesses.

Here is an informative article from NationalGeographic.com analyzing the issue of a shortage of helium.

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