Nitrogen is one of those gases we all have likely heard about but know very little about.  It is the 7th most abundantly found element of the entire solar system. Almost 80% of the earth’s atmosphere is made up of Continue Reading Qatar, the world’s second largest helium producer, has closed its two helium production plants because of the economic boycott imposed by other Continue Reading
Nitrous oxide is a common gas that is made up of two parts nitrogen and one part oxygen – giving it the scientific denotation of N20. Nitrous oxide is colorless and is naturally present in the Earth’s atmosphere, Continue Reading
Helium gas is an amazing substance and most of us know two of its properties. One, it is lighter than air so balloons filled with it will float, two is that if you suck the gas out of helium balloons, it will change Continue Reading
Should We Worry About Helium Running Low? In the late 80’s to early 90’s, most people never gave helium much thought. and certainly few if any people regarded it as a precious resource. We inhaled it to make funny Continue Reading
Helium Reserves Running Low: Fact or Fiction? Nuclear reactors, the large Hadron Collider, a welder’s workshop, a birthday party, and an MRI machine all have something in common: their need for helium. Whether in Continue Reading