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Well, essentially, they are glass globes with 'lightning bolts' coming from a central electrode to the surface of the sphere. If you touch the globe, the lightning will normally follow your hand.
Everything you wanted to know about of how lightning works and its properties. Also contains a section on the water cycle. This site is part of HowStuffWorks.com.
8 facts about thunder and lightning with 3 links to dramatic videos.
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
Sprite lightning which happens high is the atmosphere is captured on a high speed camera.
Why is it so difficult to predict when and where the next major earthquake will strike?
Information on the high energy radiation which strikes the Earth from space.
How viscosity helps create a shape that lets liquid drops pop off the surface it strikes.
A page from the BBC about storms.
Just how realistic is it to try and use lighting as a source of power.
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