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Uranus Gas Smells Like Farts, Scientists Revealed

Mar 30, 2017 06:08 AM EDT

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Scientists studied Uranus gas for their curiosity why it's so different. Most important to know is why does Uranus gas smell like farts?

Gizmodo reported the strange Uranus gas and how it differ a lot from Saturn and Jupiter when it comes to gas. But the weirdest of all is its smell for scientists revealed that Uranus smells like farts.

University of California director of the Other Worlds Laboratory Jonathan Fortney said, "A lot of things you'd normally think of as a volatile gasses, the smelly ones have frozen out of the clouds of Uranus gas." Fortney further stated that it's not just a smell because if a person tried to smell the atmosphere, it can cause death.

At the same time, NASA's Planetary Scientist Mark Hofstadter from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory said that Uranus does not have enough oxygen in its atmosphere to support lives, but its the Uranus gas. Meanwhile, according to Geek, NASA have tried a method two years ago for a goal to find out how does the atmosphere of a distant world smells like and NASA called the process as replication.

Using an array of spectroscopic tests gathered by the Cassini probe, NASA found out how Uranus and other planet smells like in compared to smells on Earth. The findings have been temporary for astronomers today plans to bring samples of the Uranus gas back to Earth. This plan can only happen if they have managed to get closer to the Moon.

They believed that if they succeed in bringing a bit of sample of the Uranus gas, molecules can be found for both smelly and non-smelly toxic air. Based on observations, Uranus gas smells like farts due to its composition of gasses such as ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, methane, and carbon dioxide.

To confirm, it's the hydrogen sulfide that smells like rotten eggs gives farts bad smell and so as the Uranus gas. Worst because there are lots of smelly gaseous in the atmosphere of Uranus that gives the planet a concentrated and toxic smell like fart.

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