Big Picture Science – Elements Never Forget: Inna Vishik / Helium Shortage

by Gary Niederhoff on June 19, 2016

Helium MRI
Big Picture Science – Helium Shortage
click to listen (TRT 7:54)

Part 1 of Elements Never Forget, featuring Inna Vishik, postdoctoral fellow in physics at MIT, discussing how a shortage of helium can affect scientific studies. For instance, helium is used to cool superconducting magnets in medical MRI scanners like the one above.

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