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Jul 27, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Check out these shots of spectacular lighting and dramatic skies around the world.
Jul 24, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
If it seems like thunderstorms happen more at night, it's because they do. But we literally can't see them coming.
Jul 2, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
At last, here's a possible explanation for those strangely shaped bursts of light that appear above storm clouds 50 miles up. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Discovery News
These 16 stunning and astonishing images of our world's weather were chosen from over 2,000 submissions.
May 5, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The first images of thunder are created using triggered lightning -- and a lot of microphones -- to create an acoustic signature.
Apr 4, 2015 12:57 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lightning strikes are more frequent in Venezuela and the Congo than anyplace else in the world. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Climate change means more lightning strikes for each degree the world warms, a new study finds.
Oct 2, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Lighting can strike the ground miles away from the towering thunderstorms that produce it, a phenomenon called a bolt from the blue.
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