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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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Vehicles and Lightning

What happens when lightning strikes a car?

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Struck by lightning in car - BBC video

Richard Hammond sits in a car struck by an 800,000V lightning bolt, explaining the physics of a faraday cage. Nail biting!

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8 Things We’ve Learned Lately About Thunder and Lightning

8 facts about thunder and lightning with 3 links to dramatic videos.

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Lightning

Models for the charge buildup which leads to lightning discharges suggest a buildup of a strong negative charge layer near the bottom of the cloud and the formation of a positive ground shadow

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Watch sprite lightning flash at 10,000 frames per second

Sprite lightning which happens high is the atmosphere is captured on a high speed camera.

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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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BBC Weatherwise - Lightning and Thunder

A page from the BBC about storms.

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How do Thunderstorms Work?

Article on the science of thunder and lightning. But how do clouds come by all this energy, and couldn't we put it to good use?

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How to avoid getting struck by lightning

Tips on how to guarantee your safety in a storm. Includes an explanation of faraday cages.

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