Keyword: Carbon dioxide

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Applications include wearables, airplane cabin monitoring, medical diagnostics, and indoor air quality measurement.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include manned deep space exploration and terrestrial CO2 removal systems.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device, powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs and provide early warning of potential transplant failure.
Briefs: Energy
A new electrocatalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide into ethanol.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
By converting CO2 into complex hydrocarbon products, a new catalyst could aid in large-scale efforts to recycle excess carbon dioxide.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include aerospace, automotive, commercial spaceflight, scuba diving equipment, and for first responders.
Briefs: AR/AI
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could lead to production of fuels, building materials, and other products in a carbon-neutral way.
Briefs: Energy
An automated system cuts the energy required for training and running neural networks.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications exist both on Mars and on Earth.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A new design enables artificial photosynthesis to generate fuel that can power homes and vehicles.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This technology supports CO2 emissions reduction in cement manufacturing.
Briefs: Materials
This process turns carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes with small diameters.
Briefs: Energy
This approach is a cost-effective way to convert carbon dioxide gas into methane.
Articles: Wearables
Heartbeat-based biometrics, sonic-boom displays, and an artificial leaf.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Life support research for astronauts enabled a solution to one aspect of climate change.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Software Applications for the Control and Management of the Amine Swingbed Experiment

The Swingbed software applications provide for the control, command, fault detection, fault recovery, and telemetry monitoring aspects of the Amine Swingbed experiment. These software components are the Swingbed Loader Computer Software Configuration Item...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

There have been many changes in laser technology over the past 30 years. With each advancement comes new challenges and opportunities. The CO2 laser with 10-micron wavelength was king for many...

Briefs: Materials

A metal-organic framework (MOF) material was developed that exhibits a selective, fully reversible, and repeatable capability to remove nitrogen dioxide gas from the atmosphere in ambient...

Briefs: Materials

Capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and converting it to useful chemicals such as methanol could reduce both pollution and U.S. dependence on petroleum products. Catalysts are used to bring...

Briefs: Aerospace
Carbon Dioxide Collection and Pressurization Technology

Mars is the ultimate destination for NASA's human exploration program. In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) is a key technology required to enable such missions. The goals of using resources available at the exploration site are to reduce launch and delivered mass, reduce risk and cost,...

Briefs: Energy
OFFSET: A Global Carbon Cycle Game

The OFFSET video game was designed to teach children the basics of the carbon cycle in a fun and engaging way. The game play is a mix of Pong, Breakout, and RTS. The game has a retro-art style, and uses Game Center, so that players can compare scores with each other.

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Recent findings indicate that frequent, short-term crew exposure to elevated CO2 levels, combined with other physiological impacts of microgravity, may lead to a...

Briefs: Energy

A method to capture carbon dioxide directly from ambient air offers a new option for carbon capture and storage strategies to combat global warming.

Briefs: Data Acquisition

Crew time on the International Space Station (ISS) is extremely limited for any operations on science payloads. Autonomous science experiments in small, self-contained, cubical payloads are highly desirable...

Facility Focus: Transportation

Located in Argonne, IL, Argonne National Laboratory (ARL) is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center. Born out of the University of Chicago’s work on the Manhattan Project in...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...