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Lightning nearly struck this kid. What happened?
It seemed harmless enough, playing in the rain with an umbrella under an overflowing rain gutter. The thunderstorm was passing, … Continued
Lightning, meet snowstorm: The makings of thundersnow
Nobody expects to see lightning while a blizzard is raging.
Archive Gallery: A Century of Weather Control
Fighting hail with chemicals, combatting tornadoes with computers, and other weather-battling techniques from the PopSci archive
Our pollution might actually be causing thunderstorms
Ships could seed clouds for lightning.
Five amazing natural phenomena that are harder to see than a total eclipse
Start planning your next trip.
Here’s what happens when lightning doesn’t hit the ground
Upside down lightning is a seemingly rare weather event.
A mystery with a shocking twist: Death by indoor lightning
An illuminating study on a very strange demise
Longest Lightning Strike Ever Stretched Almost 200 Miles Across Oklahoma
Longest-lasting lightning bolt also measured
Anti-Drone Lasers, Lemur Babies, And George Takei In Zero-G
Our favorite science images of the week
Lightning In National Park Looks Suspiciously Like A Dinosaur
T Rex in the sky, I can go twice as high