Is The World Running Out Of Helium?

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Tom Scott

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Shared November 25, 2019

At the National Helium Reserve in Amarillo, Texas, the US government once stored 32 billion cubic feet of helium. There have been breathless news articles recently saying the world's running out: but it's still possible to buy party balloons. What's going on?

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