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The name for the smell that lingers after it rains was coined what in 1964 by two Australian scientists?

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The name for the smell that lingers after it rains was coined what in 1964 by two Australian scientists?

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Answer: Petrichor

 

 

Copy of coca cola

One reaction that creates this smell occurs when chemicals produced by soil-dwelling bacteria known as actinomycetes are released. 

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