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Physicists' Findings About Helium Could Lead to More Accurate Temperature
May 17, 2010
Most of us know helium as a gas for filling party balloons or for making your voice temporarily sound like a cartoon character's. In the May 7 edition of Physical Review Letters, a journal of the American Physical Society, an international team of scientists, led by University of Delaware researchers, reports new findings about helium that may lead to more accurate standards for how temperature and pressure are measured.
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