Category Archives: Helium application

The Gasturbine Modular Helium Reactor

The Gas Turbine – Modular Helium Reactor (GT-MHR) couples a High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR) with a Brayton power conversion cycle to produce electricity at high efficiency. It is based on HTGR technology developed over the past 40 years that … Continue reading

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150 years since the discovery of helium

On 20 October 1868, Norman Lockyer discovered helium. Associate Curator of Chemistry Rupert Cole tells the story. ‘At last!’ exclaimed a weary Norman Lockyer to himself, as his fatigued eye finally accepted what it had witnessed. Looking down his spectroscope, … Continue reading

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Pollution Prompts Den Bosch To Ban The Release Of Helium Balloons

The Den Bosch city council decided on Tuesday night to ban the release of helium balloons in the municipality. The balloons pollute nature and are dangerous for animals, the council parties who supported the ban said, NU.nl reports. This follows … Continue reading

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Toshiba Introduced N300 and X300 Helium Sealed Hard Drives

Toshiba has introduced N300 and X300 series of high-end, large-capacity mechanical hard drives for NAS and desktop enthusiasts. Both the series are available in two models: 12TB and 14TB and use a helium-sealed design in the casing of 3.5 inches. … Continue reading

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Linde Supplies Helium For 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Spiderman helium balloon at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Linde will supply 300,000 cubic feet of helium to lift the balloons at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® in New York on 22nd November. It is the 24th year in a row the … Continue reading

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