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Sep 14, 2015 11:52 AM ET
Could we one day use lasers to push lightning wherever we want it to go? Maybe, sure, but that 'one day' is likely to be a long way off. Still, though, scientists aren't easily discouraged, and it's no surprise that they're working on it.
Aug 21, 2015 01:02 PM ET // Cody Barr,
Nearly every commercial airliner is struck by lightning at least once each year, according to Air and Space Magazine. Continue reading →
Aug 17, 2015 05:27 PM ET // Jason Major
In TWO stunning orbital photos, a thunderstorm over Mexico generated two huge, red sprites reaching into space.
Aug 7, 2015 08:48 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Bolts from the sky can have an effect that was previously thought only to be created by a meteorite striking Earth. →
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.
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