Petrichor, the smell of rain (video)

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WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018 — 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: https://youtu.be/2txpbrjnLiY.

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