Florida, often recognized as the "lightning capital of the United States," is a great place to study the amount of energy released by a lightning strike. Just ask University of South Florida School of Geosciences Associate ...
The Hayden Pass Fire which began as a lightning strike on July 08, 2016, five miles southwest of Coaldale, Colorado, continues to grow. New estimates put the fire at 12,012 acres. The fire began in the San Isabel National ...
A lightning strike 35 miles north of Battle Mountain, Nevada on July 02, 2016, started the wildfire that is now called the Hot Pot wildfire and is 122,320 acres in size.
Sandia National Laboratories creates lightning in a lab to evaluate how anything from sensitive nuclear weapons components to entire buildings will hold up against the worst that nature might throw at them.
A new partnership between NOAA and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community has yielded a fresh safety campaign slogan to protect more people from lightning strikes this summer.
The mystery of why most of the most powerful lightning on Earth happens over the oceans isn't solved, but a few of the usual suspects are no longer in custody.
Dry tinder, naturally occurring weather, and hot weather make for dangerous conditions in the Southwest. Three fires which all began by lightning strikes in the month of May are still burning in New Mexico and Arizona.
The Jack Fire in east-central Arizona continues to burn on June 10, and NASA's Aqua satellite saw smoke streaming from the fire from its orbit in space.
Fires caused by lightning strikes on hydrocarbon storage plants are a century-old, yet to be addressed, problem, according to research published in the International Journal of Forensic Engineering. In the era of hydraulic ...
ESA astronaut Tim Peake took this image circling Earth 400 km up in the International Space Station. He commented: "Sometimes looking down on Earth at night can be kinda spooky."