Helium shortage

Environment
10:34 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Issues of the Environment: Global Helium Shortage

Helium tanks at the Large Hadron Collider, one of the places that relies upon the inert gas.
Credit Wikimedia Commons / Leo Koivulehto

In this week's installment of Issues of the Environment, WEMU's David Fair looks into the global helium shortage. 

To help us better understand helium gas, it's uses and the potential ramifications of running out of this non-renewable resource, David spoke with Eastern Michigan University Chemistry Professor Dr. Gregg Wilmes.

IOE 11/13/2013

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