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Carbon dioxide

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The carbon dioxide molecule is a chemical compound composed of a carbon atom and two atoms of oxygen. Often it is referred to by its formula CO2. It is present in the atmosphere of the Earth in a low concentration and acts as a gas "greenhouse" by allowing ultraviolet radiation through, but trapping heat in. In its solid state, is called dry ice. It is a great component of the carbon cycle.