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Mar 14, 2019

Uranus smells like farts, astronomers have confirmed — and the discovery indicates there was ‘a big shakeup’ early in the solar system

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Uranus’ hydrogen-sulfide gas is also extremely toxic.


Scientists had suspected that Uranus had clouds of hydrogen sulfide, a compound that gives rotten eggs and flatulence their pungent smells. But researchers couldn’t be certain until new Gemini Observatory telescope observations.

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