What Happens If We Run Out Of Helium?

Helium is used for everything – from scanning groceries to MRI and nuclear engineering! Why is it so important and where can we find more??

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Strange But True: Superfluid Helium Can Climb Walls
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/superfluid-can-climb-walls/
“You don’t have to worry about a soft drink spontaneously overflowing its rim or shooting up and out of the straw from which you’re trying to drink. That’s because soft drinks are nothing like the superfluid helium shown in this video.”

8 Surprising Hi-Tech Uses For Helium
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/47481086/ns/technology_and_science-innovation/t/surprising-high-tech-uses-helium/#.V4VtnWM9Udd
“Earth metals aren’t the only rare elements that are essential to modern technology. Helium, the lighter-than-air gas that buoys balloons, also plays roles in powering space shuttles, modern electronics and next-generation nuclear reactors.”

There’s A Helium Shortage On – And It’s Affecting More Than Just Balloons
http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/08/23/theres-a-helium-shortage-on-and-its-affecting-more-than-just-balloons/slide/superconducting-science/
“Stop talking in that squeaky voice and get serious. From MRI machines to semiconductor manufacturing, here are a few of the things we’ll have to do with less of thanks to a global helium shortage.”
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