Quantify Life: Helium Reserves Depleting

UP_Poster1500This morning there was a news story in the Wall Street Journal on the serious depletion of US Helium reserve. While congress does their job let us take a moment to analyze the impact of a story like this on the Pixar movie UP. If you have not seen it here is a good review.

Breaking down the numbers:

Constant: Lifting force of helium.

1 Gram per liter of Helium

Estimates: Average weight of a US home. Continue reading