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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.
Cool interactive about lightning which gives you the chance to strike down trees, houses and people!
What happens when lightning strikes a car?
Richard Hammond sits in a car struck by an 800,000V lightning bolt, explaining the physics of a faraday cage. Nail biting!
Particle accelerators are trying to answer some of the big questions. Here CMS, one of the detectors at the LHC, tries to explain how data they captures will help find the answers.
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.
The latest thinking behind what causes lightning strikes.
A brief description of how Scanners capture images. Part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.
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