How can the Helium Stewardship Act from five years ago have anything to do with renovations in our national parks? We are going to tell you!
The first federal helium auction of one year ago, which you can watch in its entirety above, was publicly labeled a huge success, generating nearly $15 million in revenue for the U.S. Treasury. But not everyone was thrilled and complaints were recently lobbied at a hearing over the implementation of new helium legislation.
Perhaps the most interesting fact in the recorded history of helium is where it was discovered. We didn’t find it on our planet. In fact, it was first discovered over 92,900,000 miles away from Earth.
August 18 of 1868— a full 93 years before the first human went into space, French astronomer Pierre-Jules Janssen spotted an odd yellow line in the