Thunder & Lightning
Why lightning often strikes twice  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have used the LOFAR radio telescope to study the development of lightning flashes in unprecedented detail. Their work reveals that the negative charges inside a thundercloud are not discharged all in a single flash, but are in... more
Fireworks of Blue Lightning and Gamma-rays Above Thunderclouds  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given researchers a... more
Unusual phenomenon in clouds triggers lightning flash  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its-kind observation, researchers have documented a unique event that occurs in clouds before a lightning flash happens. Their observation, called 'fast negative breakdown,' documents a new possible way for lightning to form... more
Researchers find unusual phenomenon in clouds triggers lightning flash  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its-kind observation, researchers from the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center have documented a unique event that occurs in clouds before a lightning flash happens. Their observation,... more
Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds  ESA · 2 weeks
After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given... more
Tracking a supercell thunderstorm across the Great Plains  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The most ambitious drone-based investigation of severe thunderstorms to date will soon be launched by atmospheric scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and three partner institutions: Texas Tech University, the University of... more
Satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Joaninha slammed by wind shear  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One day makes a big difference when you're a tropical cyclone. On March 28, Tropical Cyclone Joaninha still maintained an eye, and on March 29, once outside winds ramped up,... more
Lightning Motorcycles unveils Strike e-moto, with up to 200 mile range  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Lightning Motorcycles finally unveiled the electric vehicle it had been teasing for months. With a $12,000 to $19,000 price range, the Strike electric motorcycle has options... more
High-speed videos capture how kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Kangaroo rats are abundant and seemingly defenseless seed-eating rodents that have to contend with a host of nasty predators, including rattlesnakes -- venomous pit vipers well known for their deadly,... more
Lighting Motorcycle's Strike has struck, but is it the bike we wanted? - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
The new, more affordable entry-level model from Lightning Motorcycles will start at just under $13,000 -- but is it worth... more
Lightning Motorcycles' Strike is getting us all charged up - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
The entry-level bike from Lightning is its first attempt at a mass market motorcycle, but how good will it be? more
High-speed videos capture how kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Kangaroo rats are abundant and seemingly defenseless seed-eating rodents that have to contend with a host of nasty predators, including rattlesnakes—venomous pit vipers well known for their deadly, lightning-quick strikes. more
Satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Veronica's stripped center along Australia coast  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Early on March 26, Tropical Cyclone Veronica continued to move along the coast of Western Australia and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the storm... more
A Single Thundercloud Carries 1 Billion Volts of Electricity  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A single thundercloud is more powerful than even the most potent nuclear plants on Earth. Scientists used cosmic rays to prove it. more
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