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We finally unlocked one of the most puzzling secrets about lightning

February 10th, 2021

Researchers have long studied how lightning works in the hopes of better understanding why it acts the way it does and why it hits some things but not others. A new paper published in Geophysical Research Letters is accompanied by a high-speed camera video that reveals something incredibly interesting about lightning strikes.  When a lightning …