Rocket Nozzles Could Pull Carbon From Coal Power Plants

Rocket Nozzles Could Pull Carbon From Coal Power Plants

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pollution-wisconsin.jpgAn aerospace firm is working to turn rocket nozzle technology into a novel method for pulling carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-burning power plants.

The idea is to use aerodynamic force, rather than chemicals, to separate out carbon dioxide from a power plant’s air before it is released into the atmosphere, a technique that should be 50 percent cheaper than currently available systems.

(READ more in Discovery.com)

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