When I was younger a friend started a conversation about steak.  He was related to the owner of a local restaurant noted for its steaks. The gist:  You need to age steaks well before cooking to get the best from them, and aging steaks is stinky business. 

Our sense of smell is cool.   As one of our five major senses, the unique aspect of smell is it is tuned to our Earth’s organic petri dish aromas.  Many of those aromas are caused by the metabolisms of living things.  NASA uses sensors on exploration vehicles to detect gases in extraterrestrial atmospheres.  I wonder if the sniff test might be useful.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.