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In modern blimps, the gas of choice is used to inflate them is helium is safer. Compare and contrast the atomic structure
of hydrogen and helium. What characteristics of the atomic structure of helium make it so much less reactive than hydrogen?

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    The valence shell of helium is full making it less reactive, whereas hydrogen needs an electron to fill its valence shell.

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