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Audio: Gibbons On Helium Sing Soprano
Researchers have just discovered that gibbons not only compete with our top ranks of singers–they have the technique down pat...
You Built What?! A Colossal Flying Reproduction of a 1935 Airship
The model USS Macon barely fits inside a two-car garage
New Buoyant-Aircraft Design Could Lead to Fleets of Efficient Cargo Zeppelins
A California company is working on a new airship design that could solve one of the biggest problems facing buoyancy-aided...
Using Muons as a Disguise, Chemists Fool Helium Into Thinking It’s Hydrogen
The quantum trick helps illustrate how atomic mass can affect chemical reactions
In The Future, This Balloon Will Cost $100
The world is running short on several metals, but perhaps more disconcerting is the impending loss of the noble helium....
Re-Introducing the Airship
France considers a slower mode of luxury air travel
Getting High on Helium
John Ninomiya regularly takes flight using a rig so simple itâ€™s scary: a bunch of helium balloons