A brilliant new design for a disaster relief shelter uses a giant, load-bearing helium balloon to expand and collapse a foldable, portable skyscraper.
Devastated and disconnected by Hurricane Maria, there’s a chance Puerto Rico might get some help from Google’s helium wi-fi balloons.
You read that right. IBM scientists have managed to store one bit of data on a single atom. And they needed supercooled helium to do it.
Like an airbag in your car, this helium bike helmet is a hidden device that cyclists wear around their neck, which inflates just before a crash.
Engineers at UC San Diego are working to try to better forecast hurricanes by releasing swarms of sensor-laden helium balloons right into the storms.
We came across a video of a 60-foot-long helium balloon robot arm that you just have to see to believe. It is the real-life version of War of the Worlds.
One of the biggest challenges in making a robot walk seems to be keeping it from falling down all the time. But, a walking helium balloon robot?
Google has gone to the UN for help in bringing its Internet balloons effort, dubbed Project Loon, to more remote areas of the world.
The world has silently lost a technological pioneer, one whose gas laser discoveries led to advances in telecom, Internet, medicine, retail and more.
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.