Terrestrial helium discovered (14 words)

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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
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6375, accessed 22 March 2018.]

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