Lightning is a electrostatic discharge produced during a thunderstorm. It happens so fast, and it's so hot that it produces a shock wave, which you hear as thunder.
Contains research on different types of lightning.
Scientists discuss the statistics, biology, and safety of when lightning strikes people.
How lightning happens, and lightning safety.
Images of lightning strikes and thunderstorms with lightning
Short quiz to see how much you know about lightning.
Explains how lightning works, how much lightning there is and that it's dangerous.
Learn about the science and the stories behind the bolts that strike our Earth a hundred times every second.
Education, and research services relating to lightning hazard mitigation.
Photos of lightning.
Has safe experiments to learn about lightning, what causes lightning, and how it's related to static electricity.
Information about how lightning forms, safety tips, a story about ball lightning and an experiment to calculate how far away a storm is.
Learn about research and different types of lightning.
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