Telescopes are Smelloscopes, or, Farts in Space!

In our first-ever double-digit numbered episode, we welcome Kaitlin Thomas to discuss two aromatic astronomical stories in “Telescopes are Smelloscopes”. Astronomers reported that the center of the Milky Way smells like Rum and separately that Saturn’s moon Titan smells like farts. We think maybe they’ve been sniffing something. Here are links to the original press releases and some press stories about these results:

Cassini Press Release on Titan Atmosphere

Daily Mail (UK) story on Titan’s “sweet aroma”.

A story from the Guardian (UK) on the molecules near the center (or “centre” as the Brits (and French) would have it) of the Milky Way.

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