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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!
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 page from the BBC about storms.
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?
Tips on how to guarantee your safety in a storm. Includes an explanation of faraday cages.
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