Our Smelly Solar System

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Sight, sound, and yes, taste, have all helped humanity better understand space, but what about smells? Scientists think we have a pretty good idea of what some places smell like, and decoding astronomical aromas can be a good way of working out what places are made of.

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Sources:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-018-0432-1
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Images:
https://archive.org/details/HSF-photo-as17-134-20476
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12880
https://www.eso.org/public/images/sunspectrum-noao/
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https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11323
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11323
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11371
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stadtbahn_Bochum_Planetarium_2005290909.jpg
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/3644

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