Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

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Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by max Headroom » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:11 am

A long-standing staple in the joke books of kids and child-like adults — that Uranus is stinky — is, in fact, true.

A scientific study using "sensitive spectroscopic observations," via a telescope named the Gemini North, recently discovered that clouds in the upper atmosphere of the seventh planet from the sun contain hydrogen sulfide — the noxious gas that gives rotten eggs their "distinctive odor."

The finding, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, was made by scientists at the super well respected California Institute of Technology, University of Leicester and University of Oxford, so rest assured that they're not in it just for the cheap puns.

The researchers analyzed the sun's reflections off the clouds to conclude what they're made of using the scope's Near-Infrared Field Spectrometer (NIFS).

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"While the lines we were trying to detect were just barely there, we were able to detect them unambiguously thanks to the sensitivity of NIFS on Gemini," one of the study's authors, a planetary physics professor at Oxford, Patrick Irwin, told the Gemini Observatory — the in-house publication dedicated to the instrument.

"Although we knew these lines would be at the edge of detection," he continued, "I decided to have a crack at looking for them in the Gemini data we had acquired."

Not being able to control themselves, many social media users have pointed out that hydrogen sulfide is also the signature gas of flatulence and raw sewage.
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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by gnads » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:32 pm

My interplanetary itinerary around Uranus

was a bit in that category this morning .... well

as it is every morning. :lol: :P
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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by max Headroom » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:48 pm

It could be worse like having a ritual at exactly 8am every morning without fail and always sleeping in to 9am.
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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by gnads » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:06 am

:lol:
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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by memor » Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:56 pm

Why can't they just re name it "Arseholes." and get it over with, then no one would be in any doubt. Enough Double Entendres

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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by champion. » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:49 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Does uranus smell like rotten eggs?

Post by max Headroom » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:31 pm

We shouldn't use that naughty word, it upsets princes andy when commoners around here use such words.
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