Summer 2022: the best is yet to come

The start of the season rhymed with unstable and changing. A glimmer of hope, however, appears after the solstice. During the second half of the summer, we could move to a positive scenario marked by more favorable conditions. ALSO READ: Exclusive overview: three words will mark the summer in Quebec Shunned by the heat dome … Read more

A Dead Star Has Been Caught Ripping Apart Its Planetary System

When a star dies, what happens to its planets? Well, if that star is a certain white dwarf 86 light-years away, those planets are currently in the process of being torn apart and eaten by the star, like some grotesque cosmic performance of Kronos devouring his children. This is not entirely unusual for white dwarfs. … Read more

The vase overflows in June

Since the beginning of June, it has rained several times in Quebec, especially in large quantities during recent storms. As a result, several regions are currently exceeding their monthly average rainfall. A well-watered June The west, center, and a portion of southern Quebec have already exceeded their average rainfall for June. On the southwest side, … Read more

Disappointing June, even worse July

In short: July mimics a disappointing June once in a while; Even July can be disappointing on its own; July can also redeem the summer. When June disappoints In 2022, June is somewhat disappointing, at least as far as our perception in general is concerned. The heat and good weather made some timid manifestations, never … Read more

WeatherMedia – IN PICTURES – Big hail, floods: thunderstorms sow havoc

Before hitting Quebec, thunderstorms broke out in Ontario. Uprooted trees, major property damage and power outages were reported on Thursday afternoon. Some of the damage on Highway 12 near Duffs rd. #onstorm #onwx @NTP_Reports Some of the damage on Highway 12 near Duffs rd. Alex Todd 🌪 on Twitter: “Some of the damage on … Read more

Quebec will know something it hasn’t seen in a long time

Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 1:28 PM – A summer-worthy heat will be ours in the next few days, but it won’t last long. The first days of June took place in a rather tenacious coolness. The heat was indeed trapped in the north of the country. Temperatures have been close to 30 ° C … Read more

July in Quebec: a heavy trend never seen before

Friday, June 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM – July is no longer the same in Quebec. This month has changed its face, especially in the last twenty years. Réjean Ouimet explains why. In short: Heavy tendency to heat; More heat waves; Never seen before. Progressive heat During the few weeks that the heart of summer … Read more

Researchers just broke the standard model for solar flares

The Sun isn’t a ball of fire. It’s a gigantic, electrically charged nuclear reactor surrounded by a capricious halo of plasma that occasionally belches a jet of radiation out into space. In 1859, a large jet of radiation-called a solar flare-struck Earth head-on. There weren’t many electronics back then, but the large solar flare wreaked … Read more

James Webb Telescope was hit by micrometeoroids five times since its launch

Between May 23 and 25, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was hit by a micrometeoroid that has impacted one of its primary mirror segments, NASA said in a recent update on its website. The telescope continues to function at levels exceeding mission requirements. A meteoroid is a fragment of an asteroid and can be … Read more

When June sets the tone for summer in Quebec

Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM – Is summer like June in Quebec? Réjean Ouimet answers the question. Analysis. In short: When June is cool: summer is 50% cool; When June is hot: 76% hot summer; When June is dry: 61% dry summer; When June is wet: 69% wet. June, summer barometer June, the … Read more