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Mon Apr 23, 2018, 08:04 PM

 

Confirmed: Uranus Smells Like Farts

Following some of our very serious informed speculation, scientists have directly observed a molecule in the planetís deep atmosphere that confirms Uranusís stench. That molecule is hydrogen sulfide, and itís important for more reasons than just determining the planetís scent.

https://gizmodo.com/stinky-molecules-confirm-uranus-smells-like-farts-1825467106


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TheSmarterDog Apr 2018 OP
liberal N proud Apr 2018 #1
cloudbase Apr 2018 #2
Xipe Totec Apr 2018 #3
MustLoveBeagles Apr 2018 #4
Judi Lynn Apr 2018 #5
Rainbow Droid Apr 2018 #6

Response to TheSmarterDog (Original post)

Mon Apr 23, 2018, 08:08 PM

1. Science can be funny as hell.

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Mon Apr 23, 2018, 08:18 PM

2. We should send a probe.

Just to be sure.

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Mon Apr 23, 2018, 08:46 PM

3. Let's use Professor Farnsworth's smelloscope

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Mon Apr 23, 2018, 09:16 PM

4. The truth comes out

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Mon Apr 23, 2018, 11:51 PM

5. Scientists Say Uranus Really Does Smell Like Rotten Eggs. Here's Why

By ELI MEIXLER 12:23 AM EDT



Uranus seen from its moon Miranda, as depicted by Voyager 2 spacecraft.
†Time Life PicturesóThe LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images



Scientists have determined that the atmosphere above the planet Uranus is full of a gas that makes the distant planet smell like rotten eggs.

A new study, published Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy, established the chemical composition of Uranusí upper cloud deck for the first time.

Using an instrument called the Near-Infrared Integral Field Spectrometer (NIFS) at the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii, researchers determined that Uranusí cloud cover is composed of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas, which is what gives rotten eggs their distinctive, noxious scent.

ďIf an unfortunate human were ever to descend through Uranusís clouds, they would be met with very unpleasant and odiferous conditions,Ē said study co-author Patrick Irwin of the University of Oxford, according to the BBC.

More:
http://time.com/5251988/uranus-hydrogen-sulfide-rotten-eggs-voyager/

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Tue Apr 24, 2018, 04:26 AM

6. If you light your fart on fire it makes a black hole.

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