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Apr 16, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
A violent eruption and ice particles are key ingredients of this bizarre phenomenon. Continue reading →
Jan 11, 2016 03:15 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The lightweight Bolt tent promises to protect campers from lightning strikes in the backcountry. Continue reading →
Dec 14, 2015 02:05 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Electricity can travel from ground-to-cloud, too -- and the effects can be damaging. Continue reading →
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, Velocity.com
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.
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