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Mar 18, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
A lightning forecast could help save lives and prevent horrific injuries. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The mysterious flashes of lightning that sometimes precede or accompany a temblor, called earthquake lights, could be caused by the shifting of grains in the ground surrounding faults.
Oct 28, 2013 10:50 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Boom, zap, pow! Who needs superheroes to move mountains, when lightning does the job just fine?
Oct 21, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Researchers can now predict the conditions that precede a bolt of lightning out of the blue.
Aug 29, 2013 09:55 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Need some rain? Fire up the laser and zap a cloud. Could it be that easy? Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2013 07:15 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Amazing new photos and video of the elusive red lightning called sprites are helping researchers understand how the mysterious electric bursts form.
Aug 22, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Christina Reed
Jason Ahrns, a graduate student at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, goes sprite-chasing at night during electrical storms. Here's what he captures.
Apr 10, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Dark lightning, flashes of gamma rays that occur at altitudes in which commercial aircraft fly, doesn’t produce much light, but it does produce radiation.
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