Helium balloons can actually be used for a lot of wild purposes. We’ve put together the 15 craziest uses for helium balloons that we could find.
Imagine a world where your pizza or package is slurped up and delivered to you by a big, flying helium drone. Or don’t — just watch it in action.
Of course, we’ve all heard what someone sounds like when they inhale helium, but why does helium make your voice sound funny in the first place?
NASA has been working on a technology called a “super pressure balloon” that they plan to use to double the helium balloon flight duration world record.
Imagine enjoying martinis and small plates at the bar, but that bar happens to be floating quietly over the Earth at the black edge of space.
We all learn about helium as little kids, but where does it come from? How is helium made? We’ll explain the process in simple terms.
Creating a “fridge” that can turn extremely hot air into extremely cold air almost instantaneously isn’t rocket science. Oh wait… it is, actually.
In a place with no cars, no pharmacies, and no roads, a simple ailment can prove fatal. An inspired helium project seeks to change that.
We’ve all seen the footage of astronauts bouncing on the moon as if they were floating. What if they took a helium balloon up—would it float?
Helium has many uses, from cooling MRI machines to finding leaks in ships, but there are many different grades of helium. Which is which? We break it down.