News tagged with lightning

Upside-down lightning strikes

Upward lightning strikes initiate on the ground and head skyward. These discharges, which usually begin at the top of tall and slender structures, pose a real risk for wind turbines. An EPFL study analyzes the mechanisms ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Facebook Instant Articles hit iPhones

A new Facebook feature that quickly displays news stories shared by friends at the leading social network arrived on iPhones on Tuesday and was heading for Android-powered devices.

dateOct 20, 2015 in Internet
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