Nico the Superhero

The Element: Helium

Abilities of Nico

  • He can Turn into a liquid
  • He can fly
  • He can breath underwater
  • He can turn invisible
  • He can change shape
  • He can shoot laser beams out of his eyes
  • He can read minds
  • He can talk to plants

NICO

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Characteristics of Helium

Helium is a nonmetal- a noble gas. Helium stays a liquid until zero under under normal pressures. Helium is light, orderless and colorless. Helium can form diatomic molecules, but only weakly at temperatures close to zero.
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  • # of: Protons:2
  • #of: Neutrons:2
  • #of: Electrons:2

Important Uses

The biggest user of helium is the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MIR). Helium is also used in filling up balloons. Helium is also used for pressurizing liquid fuel rockets.

History

Discovered by Pierre Janssen and Norman Lockyer, the discovery of helium is also interwoven in to the nature of our stars.