Category Archives: Helium shortage

Europe’s ‘New’ Periodic Table Predicts Which Elements Will Disappear In The Next 100 Years

A new periodic table sizes the boxes for each element based on their relative abundance. Oxygen is plentiful, but indium and helium may soon be scarce, thanks to humans’ voracious appetite for smartphones and party balloons. Oxygen can breathe easy, … Continue reading

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Earth Could Run Out Of Helium Within The Next Decade

A lack of helium has wider impacts than just balloons. If you want to have a MRI in the future, you are going to have to give up on helium balloons. The world’s supply of helium could run out within … Continue reading

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Port Orange Party Store Tries To Stay Afloat During The National Helium Shortage

A few weeks ago, the store restricted the balloons per party. Now, things are starting to look up. If you’re shopping for party balloons, you may find the prices are inflated. Effects of the helium shortage can be found here … Continue reading

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Helium Shortage, Online Shopping Put Party Plus Warehouse Out Of Business

A nationwide helium shortage is deflating a local party business, along with the rising use of online retailers like Amazon. As a result, that decades old one-stop-shop for party supplies announced it is going out of business. From balloons, to … Continue reading

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Shortage In Helium Supply Dealing Big Blow To Korean SMEs

A shortage in helium supply has been bringing difficulties to various industries, including the semiconductor, medical device, and so-called “root” industries. “Even if you are willing to pay twice the normal price, you will have difficulty buying helium,” said an … Continue reading

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