Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
Space

Want to smell the moon? French ‘aroma sculptor’ thinks he’s captured elusive scent

  • Geneticist Michael Moisseeff based reconstruction on descriptions from astronauts who had walked lunar surface, including Neil Armstrong
  • His next project takes him back to the Renaissance as he attempts to reconstruct the scent of the Mona Lisa

Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE