Companies cope with helium shortage

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The old party trick of inhaling helium to make your voice high-pitched may not be possible in the near future. There’s a worldwide helium shortage. Last Thursday, Party City announced it will close 45 stores partly due to the helium shortage.

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Guest:
Mark Elsesser - Associate Director of Government Affairs with the American Physical Society

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill, Nihar Patel