Creation of liquid Helium

In 1908, Dutch physicist, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes figures out a way to prepare liquid helium while working at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory.
      Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
      Leiden, Netherlands

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  • Heike Kamerlingh Onnes – Wikipedia
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    Heike Kamerlingh Onnes was born on September 21, 1853, at Groningen, The Netherlands. His father, Harm Kamerlingh Onnes, was the owner of a brickworks …
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    Helium is a chemical element with symbol He and atomic number 2. It is a colorless, odorless, … Large amounts of new helium are being created by nuclear fusion of hydrogen in stars. Helium is … Liquid helium is used in cryogenics (its largest single use, absorbing about a quarter of production), particularly in the cooling of …
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