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Man on the Moon

2019-06-21T06:00:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

This July marks 50 years since man first stepped on the Moon. gasworld pays homage to this truly incredible moment for mankind, as well as the amazing feats of science, engineering and industrial gas application, in a celebratory interview with NASA.

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SpaceX investigates faulty valve

2019-07-17T10:59:00+01:00By

SpaceX is investigating the possibility that a leaky valve caused its Crew Dragon spacecraft capsule to explode on a test stand at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, in April.

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This month in 1977: the first ever MRI scan

2019-07-17T09:18:00+01:00By

The “catalyst for tremendous growth in demand for helium”, this month marks 42 years since the first ever MRI scan.

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Getting man to Mars

2019-06-21T06:00:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

No other planet has captured our collective imagination quite like Mars. In the late 1800s when people first observed the canal-like features on Mars’ surface, many speculated that an intelligent alien species lived there. This led to numerous stories about Martians, some of whom invade Earth, like in the 1938 ...

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In focus… MRI technologies

2019-06-21T06:00:00+01:00By

The first MRI scan of a human took place in 1977, a method of imaging diagnostics that has developed so rapidly that it is now found in almost every major hospital in developed economies.

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Necessity is the mother of invention

2019-06-21T06:00:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Noble Helium is driving critical new helium exploration efforts. Chairman Walter Jennings and founder and CEO Justyn Wood explain why fledgling Australian helium explorer Noble Helium has the passion, and increasingly the people, to deliver, in an interview with Rob Cockerill.

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Preview: Man on the Moon

2019-06-17T08:00:00+01:00By

This July marks 50 years since man first stepped on the Moon. gasworld pays homage to this truly incredible moment for mankind, as well as the amazing feats of science, engineering and industrial gas application, in a celebratory interview with NASA.

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Renergen raises AUS$10m for South African project

2019-06-05T10:23:00+01:00By

Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has raised AUS$10m ($7m) in a secondary listing on Australia’s stock exchange.

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The impact of helium shortages on critical research

2019-06-03T14:32:00+01:00By Agnes H. Baker

Scientists in the US are concerned about helium supply and its impact on the progress of important cryogenic research projects and medical applications.

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Cryogenic Cluster Day 2019 review

2019-05-24T13:15:00+01:00By

As a result of gradually diminishing helium production capacity, the lack of new helium capacity coming into the market and renewed growth in helium demand, the world is currently experiencing the third shortage of helium since 2006.

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Qualitrol enhances online DGA monitor

2019-05-14T15:40:00+01:00By

Qualitrol has introduced two innovations to enhance the usability of its online Gas Chromatography DGA monitor, TMx.

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Witt highlights technology for economical use of helium

2019-05-08T10:44:00+01:00By

Gas mixtures with helium are suitable for leak-testing of safety-critical components but helium gas is expensive. Witt’s modern gas technology makes it possible to reduce helium consumption, resulting in the lowering the costs.

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China helium market in future-proofing focus

2019-04-25T06:00:00+01:00By

The global helium business is never far from the headlines and with the market currently crunched, as a backdrop of growing demand is met by an ever-decreasing capacity on the commercial table, industry strives for more information on the future dynamics in this sector.

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