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Why Helium gas is used to fill balloons?

Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:59 am
by Arsath
Hi, I am in need of an answer about why helium gas is preferred to fill balloons than other gas, what is the science behind this. Expecting a valuable answer. Thank you.

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Re: Why Helium gas is used to fill balloons?

Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:28 am
by AmyCowen
This is a question you will be able to answer by doing a bit of research either online or at a library. Look up "why helium is used for a balloon," and you will quickly find the reason.

This student project also contains a bit of background information:
https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science- ... background

Amy
Science Buddies