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. Vogelmann and his colleagues report their findings in the Jan.
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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