The origins of lightning revealed by a telescope

A team of scientists has used a space telescope to try to understand the origins of lightning inside storm clouds themselves. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] How do thunderstorms form? France has an average of 250 days of storms per year. How and why are these powerful phenomena born, accompanied by lightning and

One point of light out of 15 will soon be a satellite!

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If the sky is getting brighter and brighter, it’s not because of the stars but because of the mega-constellations of satellites spreading out there. So much so that an astronomer predicts that soon one in fifteen points of light in the night sky will be a satellite. But what does it matter since many of

Giant mini-black hole discovered in dwarf galaxy

A team of astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole of a few hundred thousand solar masses in a dwarf galaxy, Mrk 462. The discovery of this “small” black hole hidden by gas and matter could allow researchers to learn more about the formation and life cycle of these cosmic phenomena. Among the cosmic ogres

E-cigarettes are harmful to the eyes

E-cigarette vapor impairs vision by also disrupting the tear duct and causing inflammation of the cornea.  © Lena Constantin, Adobe Stock

Initially thought of as a step towards quitting smoking, the electronic cigarette is not the expected substitute. In addition to breathing difficulties, the increase in heart rate, is added to the decline in visual acuity. Researchers warn about the effects of vaping on the eyes. You will also be interested According to a new American

The famous “Gate of Hell” will close

The President of Turkmenistan has just reiterated his desire to extinguish the gas well bearing the name of “Gate of Hell”, which has been on fire for five decades. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Greenhouse gases: a new record in 2020 and after? According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), in 2020 the

The oldest Homo sapiens fossil is at least 33,000 years old!

The dating of the oldest undisputed fossil ofHomo sapiens was estimated at 200,000 years ago. The radiometric dating of a volcanic layer in Ethiopia makes it possible to reassess the age of our species to several thousand years earlier. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Interview 5/5: how did Homo sapiens arrive in Europe?