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04-16-2009, 10:50 AM #1
climate & wheather: Lightning
Lightning is an impressive force of nature, as beautiful as it is dangerous.
Looking at this bolt that resembles a dragon, it's easy to see why lightning was once viewed as supernatural.
The first strike of lightning is generally followed by a series of secondary strikes, all within a split second
The tallest objects in a storm don't always get struck by lightning. Lightning can strike the ground at a close distance to a tall object.
Two kinds of electricity: wild in lightning and harnessed to power a streetlight.
Flashes of lightning against clouds creates an otherworldly effect.
The brilliant white-blue flash of lightning is caused by its extreme heat. A lightning bolt is hotter than the surface of the sun.
To avoid lightning-related injury, never take shelter under a tree or near power lines during a lightning storm
Lightning safety will help you avoid lightning-related injury. Find out what is appropriate shelter, why your car is safe and why you should stay out of the shower in How Lightning Works.
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lol this is great. thanks for sharing