Good news for Helium

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  1. nsaspook

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    http://www.livescience.com/55204-huge-cache-of-ancient-helium-discovered.html
     
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    After some of the serious off-topic posts recently, it's nice to read a light post!
     
  4. joeyd999

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    With a very complex background.
     
  5. djsfantasi

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    Very interesting article? @joeyd999 But I am left with the thought that you misinterpreted my post :)
     
  6. joeyd999

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    No. You made a pun. It was punny. But, even an issue as light as helium has weight to it. Perhaps I should have said it has a heavy background.
     
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    That's pretty good. Did you see where they found 3 times as much water as they thought in the CA aquifer?

    Of course we can't use our resources, because that's all we have left.
     
  8. bertus

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    Hello,

    That would be good news for the field I work in.
    I am an NMR service engineer and our customers do use liquid helium to maintain the magnet.

    Bertus
     
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    --Emphasis added--
    NPI, of course?;):D

    TTFN
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    How does one mine Helium? As soon as you open the mine it will waft away to space.
     
  11. MrAl

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    Hi,

    Well, as soon as the mine is open they first all start talking like chipmunks imitating munchkins. Then they all breath in heavily, then exhale into balloons :)
     
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    They use several industrial rated vacuum cleaners to suck up the good stuff that are connected to a series of Goodyear blimps deliver product to market in a timely mannor.
     
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    When do you expect that will happen?
     
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