Rainfall records in New York: once every 500 years

Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 1:42 PM – Remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped record amounts of rain on the city, causing fatal flash floods. While the southern United States is still bruised by the passage of the first major hurricane of the 2021 season to hit American territory, it is now the turn of the […]

Rainfall records in New York: once every 500 years

Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 11:07 am – Remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped record amounts of rain on the city, causing deadly flash floods. While the southern United States is still bruised by the passage of the first major hurricane of the 2021 season to hit American territory, it is now the turn of the […]

Here is the most complete and detailed map of the Moon to date

Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 3:45 pm – With the naked eye, during clear evenings, we can see some craters and crevices on the surface of the Moon. Nothing to do with what the spectacular geological map released this week by the United States Institute of Geological Studies (USGS), however, reveals. To achieve this result, […]

The largest explosion detected since the Big Bang

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 5:48 pm – Scientists have detected the most violent cosmic event to date. It would be the biggest explosion since the Big Bang! Explanations. A gigantic explosion has been detected in the heart of a galaxy far away. It is in a cluster of galaxies called Ophiuchus, located 390 million […]

2019: second hottest year on record

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 4:05 p.m. – Since the 1880s, global temperature has risen by just over 1 ° C. According to scientists, 2019 has been very hot. Explanations. Independent studies by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have concluded that 2019 was the second hottest year since weather data was […]

Towards a universal flu vaccine?

Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:15 am – The flu season is in full swing and it is possible to get vaccinated. This treatment is not 100 percent effective given the variety of active strains of the virus. Universal treatment could see the light of day. Explanations. Influenza is a well-known virus whose symptoms can […]

Lyme disease is likely to be even more prevalent in Quebec. See why

Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:28 pm – A study by the University of North Carolina shows that climate change has an impact on the tick environment. Consequently, this may create an increase in cases of Lyme disease, especially in certain regions of Quebec. The research studied 7 regions of the United States over a […]