I never heard that, about our galaxy. That's
We wouldn't be able to smell,
if we were out in the galaxy, because the air
pressure would be so low that we'd explode,
without a spacesuit or space ship to protect us
But if we had something that
could concentrate the tiny numbers of molecules in
space, then, yes, we might find familiar smells
out there. And scientists can tell us what those
smells would be, because they know what those
chemicals smell like, here on earth.
asking questions! Best wishes,
Um, well, no, in a word. The chemicals that
would trigger our sense of smell are present, but
are they in large enough quantities to matter,
especially when you consider all of the other
stuff there is out there as well? Also, these
chemicals probably aren't in the form that we
would smell them in anyway: if they're gasses,
then we could smell them, if there were an
atmosphere dense enough to smell in (which space
isn't). If they're ices (probably more likely),
then we couldn't smell them at all!
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