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Why Does Rain Smell So Good?

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Published on Jan 29, 2015

Do you love the smell after it rains? Well, you're not alone, and science finally has the reason why!

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Why Does Rain Smell Good?
http://www.livescience.com/37648-good...
“Do you love the good smell of rain? If so, you're not alone.”

Rainfall can release aerosols, study finds
https://newsoffice.mit.edu/2015/rainf...
“Ever notice an earthy smell in the air after a light rain? Now scientists at MIT believe they may have identified the mechanism that releases this aroma, as well as other aerosols, into the environment.”

The Sweet Smell of Rain
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/st...
“In this week's Science out of the Box, Debbie Elliott gets answers to the question: Why does the air smell so good after it rains? It has to do with ozone and soil bacteria.”

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