This Is Blue Jet Lightning

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Via ArchieMcphee:

Lightning is awesome and today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena presents a form of lightning we'd never heard of before: blue jet lightning. This is a form of upper-atmospheric lightning, believed to be electrically induced forms of luminous plasma. It's also known as a transient luminous event (or TLE) because the various types of electrical-discharge phenomena in the upper atmosphere lack several characteristics of the more familiar tropospheric lightning.

A Tabletop Volcano That Crackles With Lightning

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It's a "build your own volcano" kit like no other. A team of geologists in Germany has built a model volcano that crackles with lightning as it erupts. But this is no toy science kit for kids – it could offer insights into the disruption risk to aircraft in the aftermath of an eruption.

Lightning Moves Mountains

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What Happens When Lightning Strikes You?

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Catatumbo Lightning Is Very Strange

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When Lightning Strikes Sand

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Lightning Has No Manners

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