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The Search For A Better Airplane Fuel

The Search For A Better Airplane Fuel

As the air travel industry grows, we need to find alternative jet fuels that have less of an impact on the planet.

The Search For A Better Airplane Fuel

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 09:45

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Airplanes use a lot of fuel, and burning all that fuel releases carbon dioxide, which contributes to global warming. To reduce flying's impact on the planet, scientists are taking a closer look at the complex fuels that power planes. The ultimate goal is to design fuels that will take planes further with fewer harmful emissions.

 

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Karin Heineman

Karin Heineman is the executive producer of Inside Science TV.