carbon dioxide

How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

6 years ago

What Causes Air Pollution?

Air pollution is a major issue facing us Earthlings, and knowing its causes (both natural and man-made) is a key…

6 years ago

13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 5: The CO2 Partial Pressure Sensor

The Apollo 13 accident crippled the spacecraft, taking out the two main oxygen tanks in the Service Module. While the…

7 years ago

Why Is Venus So Horrible?

Venus really sucks. It's as hot as an oven with a dense, poisonous atmosphere. But how did it get that…

7 years ago

NASA’s Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas Observatory Captures ‘First Light’ at Head of International ‘A-Train’ of Earth Science Satellites

NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying Earth’s atmospheric climate changing carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and its carbon cycle has reached…

7 years ago

NASA Set to Launch OCO-2 Observatory on July 1 – Sniffer of Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas

NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) at the Launch Pad This black-and-white infrared view shows the launch gantry, surrounding the United…

7 years ago

Young Magnetic Star Possesses Precise Carbon Dioxide Ring

[/caption] Catching a ring - or accretion disk - around a star isn't unusual. However, catching a sharply defined carbon-dioxide…

10 years ago

Mars’ Underground Atmosphere

[/caption] Scientists have spotted an underground reservoir near Mars' south pole the size of Lake Superior… except that this lake…

11 years ago

How Does Carbon Capture Work?

What if it were possible to just suck all the harmful pollutants out of the air so that they wouldn’t…

11 years ago