On "The Leonard Lopate Show" on WNYC, environmental science professor Martin Stute appeared on a "Please Explain" segment about helium and the helium shortage. Listen as Prof. Stute explains the chemical properties of this noble gas.

Prof. Stute is Barnard's Ann Whitney Olin Associate Professor of Environmental Science. His research interests include water resources, paleoclimate, mathematical modeling of environmental phenomena, and the social and economic impact of global environmental change.