Theresa Boehl

  • Teresa Boehl
    Features

    Knowledge is key in the ongoing quest for safety

    2013-01-30T00:00:00

    “It just goes to show how easily that potentially dangerous situations can arise when your mind is somewhere else completely.” Safety - it’s the topic that never gets old, as Theresa Boehl discusses.

  • Teresa Boehl
    Features

    Important on Earth and in space – liquid oxygen

    2012-07-25T00:00:00

    You wouldn’t necessarily think of cryogens as having a story. But they do indeed, and in the case of liquid oxygen, it’s quite a fascinating and varied narrative, as regular columnist Theresa Boehl explains.

  • Teresa Boehl
    Features

    Inhalation still a hazard

    2012-04-17T08:42:00

    It seems that despite media attention, many are still largely unaware of the risks involved in inhaling helium. This may stem from the fact that helium is, generally speaking, safe. The real danger of this inert, non-toxic gas lies in its ability to displace oxygen, leading to asphyxiation.

  • Teresa Boehl
    Features

    News from Cryo Corner, with Theresa Boehl

    2012-02-10T08:21:00

    My involvement in the Cryogenic Society for the last few years has had an unintended side effect. Whenever I’m out and about in Chicago, the city where I live, I find myself stumbling across hints of the cryo world that I would not have noticed before.

  • Teresa Boehl
    Features

    News from Cryo Corner, with Theresa Boehl

    2011-11-21T10:46:00

    All good things must come to an end, the saying goes. Still, the scientists, engineers and officials who spent years planning, building and running the Tevatron particle accelerator undoubtedly felt tinges of sadness when the machine was powered down for the last time on 30th September.