CSA has signed on as part of a national partnership program, to help engage the American audience in a story that touches their lives in innumerable ways, a two-part PBS television special based on the Tom Shachtman book, "Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold."
The first 600m of the cryogenic distribution line to supply superfluid helium to the superconducting magnets at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN have passed initial testing at room and cryogenic temperatures.
BOC Gases commemorated the 40th anniversary of its Otis KS helium plant, one of the world's largest, which refines and produces more helium in one month than it did in its first year of operation.
CSA corporate sustaining member The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University marked a major scientific leap forward with the commissioning of the world-record 900 MHz magnet in July.
Member companies ACD and Cryoquip of Cryogenic Industries, a CSA corporate sustaining member, contributed their expertise to building the world's largest single-unit air separation plant.