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Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun, has held a vital (and smelly) secret of the solar system for decades. An international team of researchers reported on Monday that they've discovered evidence that Uranus holds one of the most unpleasant-smelling chemicals known to humankind. "They found hydrogen sulfide, the odiferous gas that most people avoid, in Uranus's cloud tops," according to a press release from Gemini Observatory, a high-power telescope atop a Hawaiian volcano.
originally posted by: grey580
Why is it that Uranus is always the butt of jokes?
I was wondering how they were able to know about the gas. But it seems they just used a really big telescope to penetrate Uranus mysteries.