carbon cycle

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the organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into organisms and back again

a thermonuclear reaction in the interior of stars

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Clearly, the envisioned closed carbon dioxide cycle is an illusion.
A Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Cycle for Next Generation Nuclear Reactors," MIT-ANP-TR-100, March 2004.
Because they're so widespread, these microbes could be significant players in the planet's overall carbon dioxide cycle.
The carbon dioxide cycle between the atmosphere and the ocean/Image by Hannes Grobe 21:52, 12 August 2006 (UTC), Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany - Own work.
Ammonia seems to be the best fluid on the high-temperature side from the point of view of higher COP (not considering the CFCs and the transcritical carbon dioxide cycle with expander, which gives interestingly the highest COP).
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