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  1. helium-3noun

    The rare isotope of helium, , that has a single neutron

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  1. Helium-3

    Helium-3 is a light, non-radioactive isotope of helium with two protons and one neutron. It is rare on Earth, and it is sought for use in nuclear fusion research. The abundance of helium-3 is thought to be greater on the Moon, though still low in quantity, and the solar system's gas giants. The helion, the nucleus of a helium-3 atom, consists of two protons but only one neutron, in contrast with two neutrons in common helium. Its hypothetical existence was first proposed in 1934 by the Australian nuclear physicist Mark Oliphant while he was working at the University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory. Oliphant had performed experiments in which fast deuterons collided with deuteron targets. Helium-3 was hypothesized to be a radioactive isotope until helions were also found in samples of natural helium, which is mostly helium-4, taken both from the terrestrial atmosphere and from natural gas wells. This was done by Luis W. Alvarez and Robert Cornog in cyclotron experiments at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California in 1939.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Helium-3 in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Helium-3 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Helium-3 in a Sentence

  1. Ian Crawford:

    It doesn't make sense, the whole helium-3 argument.

  2. Ian Crawford:

    It's possible that helium-3 and other solar-wind–implanted ions, like hydrogen, may be in a higher abundance in the cold regolith near the lunar poles. That would be an important measurement to make and would require a polar lander.

  3. Brice Loose:

    We were n’t looking for volcanism, we were using these gases to trace other actions, when we first started seeing high concentrations of helium-3, we thought we had a cluster of bad or suspicious data.

  4. Brice Loose:

    When we first started seeing high concentrations of helium-3, we thought we had a cluster of bad or suspicious data.

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