Astronomy Cast Ep. 424: Lightning

Article written: 14 Oct , 2016
Updated: 3 Mar , 2017
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It turns out that nature figured out how to use electricity long before humans did. Lightning storms are common across the Earth, and even the Solar System. What causes this electricity in the sky, and how can science use it?

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