THE PAST STUNK. SCIENTISTS WANT YOU TO BE ABLE TO SMELL IT

© Provided by CNET "On the Evening of the Battle of Waterloo," by British painter Ernest Crofts, shows Napoleon leaving the battlefield after the defeat of his army in 1815. The Odeuropa project aims to enhance the understand of historical events like this one by re-creating the smells that defined it. Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Many paintings and...