Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Smell

Burnt steak and gunpowder in the airlock? Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the sense of smell is hampered in orbit.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

The Nature of Things Myth or Science: The Secrets of Our Senses

Join Dr. Jennifer Gardy on an international odyssey to understand how the senses really work. Although our senses are crucial to our survival, we actually know very little about them. But now there is a revolution going on. A new breed of scientists is conducting unique and sometimes bizarre experiments to trick our brain into revealing the secrets of our ...
  • 2017
  • 00:42:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

The Nature of Things Science of the Senses: Taste and Smell

Explore how smell combines with taste, somewhere in our brain, to create the perception of flavour. Most people wrongly assume that taste dominates. But what actually allows us to differentiate one food from another beyond the basics of sweet, sour, salty, savoury and bitter, is the aroma. In experiments, a Toronto chef discovers innate characteristics that may explain his skill ...
  • 2008
  • 00:45:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013