Terrestrial helium discovered

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William Ramsay (1852-1916) discovers terrestrial helium by spectroscopically analyzing gas produced by decaying uranium.

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Editors. "Terrestrial helium discovered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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