IndiaAsksWhy | Ep. 5 | Why does rain smell good?

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☁️It’s a cloudy evening. You are sitting at your window and, suddenly, it starts raining 🌧 Along comes that earthy smell 😌Ever wondered, why does rain smell so good? 😍

In the last episode of season 1 of IndiaAsksWhy, Utsuka and Jigyasa talk about the origins of the smell of rain!🌦

They discover how microbes and the winds together lead to this lovely Aroma! 💨

👨‍🔬In the Ask A Scientist segment, they speak to Samay Pande (https://​www​.redqueen​lab​.com), who studies the evolution of bacteria to understand why organisms help each other! 🧪

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Podcast Duration: 17 min 4 sec

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Guest: Samay Pande

Hosts: Shweata N. Hegde and Ruchi Manglunia
Audio Editors: Ira Zibbu and Shweata N. Hegde
Poster: Ruchi Manglunia
Advisor: Megha Kumar
IndiaBioscience team: Suchibrata Borah, Shantala Hari Dass

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