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Make lightning strike

Cool interactive about lightning which gives you the chance to strike down trees, houses and people!

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We Don't Actually Know What Triggers Lightning Strikes

The latest thinking behind what causes lightning strikes.

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Lightning Q&A

What is lightning? Does lightning strike from the sky down, or the ground up? Can you have lightning without thunder? This site has all the answers.

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The Story of a Strike

One bolt of lightning has enough energy to flash on every light bulb in your town. Here's what lightning did to Gretel...

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What goes on when lightning strikes?

An article looking at four ideas behind how lightning starts.

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Explore Big History

Interactively explore the timeline of the universe.

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Vehicles and Lightning

What happens when lightning strikes a car?

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Fowler's Physics

Various applets allowing results to be taken for demonstration purposes.

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Line Rider

A fun toy that lets you build a sledge run and then test it out. You'll need a good feel for the laws of motion to get results!

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Seeking the Cosmic Dawn

A look at the results from BICEP2 detector in the south pole which gives evidence for inflation happening at the start of the universe.

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