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What's That After-Rain Smell Made Of?

Petrichor, the smell of rain (video)


By —— Bio and Archives--April 3, 2018

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WASHINGTON—The smell that accompanies a spring shower is so evocative that it has its own word: petrichor. Watch as Reactions explores the unique chemistry behind the smell of rain:



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