Ice storm: a country is experiencing the equivalent of the Quebec crisis of 1998

Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 8:45 am – The port city of Vladivostok in far-eastern Russia is currently buried in staggering amounts of ice, so a state of emergency has been declared. An intense snowstorm has hit the Vladivostok region hard in recent days. The impact of two powerful air masses would have caused this […]

The Weather Network – IN IMAGES – Hurricane Iota: a real disaster

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 8:54 am – Iota, the thirtieth tropical storm of the season, became a Category 5 hurricane as it bathed in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. This cyclone is currently attacking Nicaragua. The island of Providencia has been almost completely devastated. In short : Iota reached category 5; It […]

Hurricane, snow and freezing cold: three things to watch out for this week

Monday, October 26, 2020 at 4:00 PM – The last days of October will be hectic continent-wide. Between snowstorms, hurricanes and freezing cold, see what awaits us. Three things to watch for this week 1- Zeta, the 11th hurricane of the season will make landfall in the United States Zeta formed over the past weekend […]

Safe UV light for patients kills coronavirus in hospitals

“Most UV disinfection systems use germicidal lamps that emit UV C (UVC) radiation around 254 nanometers (nm). However, it is well known that 254 nm UVC is harmful to the skin and eyes ”, the work indicated. Its authors assured that 222 nm UVC light, belonging to far UVC (207-222 nm), has the same highly […]

750 million genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States

Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 6:07 PM – A veritable hordes of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the United States, with the aim of reducing the transmission of certain diseases dangerous to humans. The states of Texas and Florida are targeted. The insects will therefore be introduced gradually over a period of about […]

Day of the overtaking: the Earth now lives “on credit”

Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:12 am – This Saturday, August 22, humanity will have exhausted the natural resources that the Earth can produce in one year. This famous Overshoot Day occurs three weeks later than in 2019. It was indeed July 29, last year, that we reached this threshold. It is also the first […]

Earth reportedly experienced hottest temperature on record

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:35 PM – Earth may have experienced its hottest temperature on record. It was 54.4 ° C in Death Valley, United States (part of a desert in California). Furnace Creek reports its highest peak in over 100 years. The Earth is heating up, it is no longer a secret. Some […]

Two earthquakes have occurred in the American West, including one of 7.8

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5:35 PM – A severe 7.8 earthquake was felt hundreds of kilometers from the epicenter. A major earthquake has occurred off the US West Coast in the Gulf of Alaska. The epicenter is 800 kilometers southwest of Anchorage at a depth of 28 kilometers. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake was felt […]

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, […]

They sterilize a local health center with ultraviolet light

They apply sterilization techniques with UV rays, associated with the usual chemical cleaning of surfaces. In the context of the Coronavirus pandemic, the methods used to disinfect and sterilize environments are varied, and even more so in health centers where a greater viral load could be concentrated. A local doctor, Oliver Gamondi, who works at […]