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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.
A (student's?) attempt at describing the processes occurring in a lightning flash. A simple explanation is given but the assertion is made that physicists are still unclear of the mechanisms involved.
Amazing video showing lightning in super slow-motion
One bolt of lightning has enough energy to flash on every light bulb in your town. Here's what lightning did to Gretel...
An essay describing a slowed down bolt of lightning
A fast moving animation showing charge separation and lightning between storm clouds and the ground
An article looking at four ideas behind how lightning starts.
A comprehensive guide on what causes lightning and what is going on.
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.
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