- Joel Rodgers
If astronauts ever make a trip to Uranus, they may want to hold their breath. Scientists have confirmed that Uranus smells really bad. That’s not a joke — well it is, but it’s also a fart– I mean fact about Uranus.
Researchers confirmed recently confirmed the seventh planet from the sun has an upper atmosphere full of one of the smelliest chemicals known to humans, hydrogen sulfide, according to a study published by Nature Astronomy.
Basically, Uranus stinks — and there’s now scientific proof.
The odorous gas is what gives rotten eggs – and human flatulence – their distinctive and unpleasant smell.
NASA released this tweet: