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Explosions In The Sky: The Very Rare Red Sprite Lightning Effects


“Sprites are large-scale electrical discharges that occur high above thunderstorm clouds, or cumulonimbus, giving rise to a quite varied range of visual shapes flickering in the night sky. They are triggered by the discharges of positive lightning between an underlying thundercloud and the ground. Continue reading »

“Take My Lightning But Don’t Steal My Thunder”

An installation entitled “Take my lightning but don’t steal my thunder” by British artist Alex Chinneck stands in Covent Garden on October 2, 2014 in London, England. The installation is intended to cast the illusion that a 40-foot section of the Covent Garden’s 184-year old market building is floating. “Take my lightning but don’t steal my thunder” will be on display from 2nd to 24th October 2014. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
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Dreadful Mushroom-Cloud of Lightning Looks Like Nuclear Burst

Photo: Stefano Garau/Carters News Agency

Residents of the normally-sunny island of Sardinia could have been forgiven for running for the hills when this terrifying mushroom cloud appeared in the skies during an intense thunderstorm. Continue reading »

Shocking Lightning Photos in Fujian

A man kicks football as if he is performing under a blitz of lightning at Heshang county, Changle, East China’s Fujian province. The villagers have recently been using “lightning experiment” developed by some locals. Some may mistake the pictures for computer synthesizing, but actually they are not. The players, wearing specially made clothes, perform the stunt by standing on high voltage wires. Their clothes and boots can help absorb the electricity. Continue reading »

Lightning Illuminates the Sky Over Las Vegas

Lightning flashes over the Las Vegas Strip during a thunderstorm early on September 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stormy weather is expected to continue through Thursday. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)