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What does space smell like? (video)

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IMAGE: You can see it through a telescope, or watch a documentary about it, but you can't stick your nose out and take a whiff. Speaking of Chemistry returns this week... view more

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WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 -- You can see it through a telescope, or watch a documentary about it, but you can't stick your nose out and take a whiff. Speaking of Chemistry returns this week to answer the very important question, "What does space smell like?" Matt Davenport, Ph.D., reveals the stinky secrets of the cosmos from the people who have been there. Check it out at http://youtu.be/Zxi1I8WNrGY.

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