A group of scientists have reported that they created the first-ever helium supersolid, which is both liquid and solid and should be impossible.
Google has gone to the UN for help in bringing its Internet balloons effort, dubbed Project Loon, to more remote areas of the world.
If you or I or your cat entered a helium atmosphere, we’d be toast. However, there is one creature on Earth that can live in helium…
The world has silently lost a technological pioneer, one whose gas laser discoveries led to advances in telecom, Internet, medicine, retail and more.
The explosion that blew the $260M SpaceX rocket off its launch pad this month was caused by a breach in the helium system. Or aliens. (Really.)
For the first time ever, astronomers have just witnessed an old, dying star rebirth itself; and it has much to do with the incredible properties of helium.
What does a giant helium balloon have to do with the hunt for sub-atomic particles? The suspected electrons are trapped, really, really high up.
It took 20 years to create — a helium microscope that can provide highly detailed pictures of delicate materials without destroying them.
Helium balloons can actually be used for a lot of wild purposes. We’ve put together the 15 craziest uses for helium balloons that we could find.
Imagine a world where your pizza or package is slurped up and delivered to you by a big, flying helium drone. Or don’t — just watch it in action.