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Inside the scanner are superconductors, loops of ultrasensitive magnetic sensors that need to be kept extremely cold by liquid helium.
Bayley said cruisers who ride the helium balloon attraction into the air will experience the highest vantage point in the Caribbean.
Each held a sign with a victim’s name and picture, and each clutched an orange helium balloon.
In 2011, as Nicholas and Joseph Brooks both awaited trial for horrible crimes committed against women, the elder was found dead with a plastic bag over his head lying next to a hose attached to a helium tank, a suicide note nearby.
Also at the resort will be the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean, zip line, helium balloon and more.
Also on the island will be a helium balloon that rises to 450 feet, a 1,600-foot-long zip line featuring a splash landing in the harbor, a new set of overwater cabanas and the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean.
The weak emission of hydrogen from the explosion also suggests the star had shed most of this element and instead was mostly composed of helium.
The cause, announced a month later, was the failure of a support strut holding down a cannister of helium.
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Origin and Etymology of helium
First Known Use: 1871See Words from the same year
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Definition of helium for English Language Learners
: a chemical element that is a colorless gas, that is lighter than air, and that is often used to fill balloons
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