The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: What is the "speed of smell"? What governs the rate at which odours travel?  (Read 3047 times)

  • Guest
Is there a speed of smell?
« Last Edit: 28/04/2008 08:40:58 by chris »


Offline jamela

  • First timers
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile
    • Online Medical Encyclopedia
Hi, but what is the speed of smell?  newbielink: [nonactive]


  • Guest
diffusion (slow) and air currents (fast)

Offline turnipsock

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 586
  • Beekeeper to the unsuspecting
    • View Profile
Our dog is blind and deaf (17 years old) but she takes about ten minutes to work out there is a robber in the house. She can be sleeping and her 'nose' will wake her up. She can also get to the kitchen without walking into anything.

The Naked Scientists Forum


SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums