News tagged with lightning

Image: California and Oregon fires still blazing

Smoke is still spewing from the Klondike and Natchez fires both of which began from lightning strikes on July 15, 2018 in Oregon and California.  Over 1000 lightning strikes landed in southwest Oregon in the middle of July ...

dateSep 27, 2018 in Environment
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Tough nuts, cracked in a smart way

Welding, printing, crushing concrete – an Empa team monitors noisy processes with the help of artificial intelligence. This way you can literally hear production errors and imminent accidents.

dateAug 30, 2018 in Engineering
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How far away was that lightning?

You probably do it. It might be ingrained from when you were a kid, and now it's almost automatic. You see the flash of lightning – and you immediately start counting the seconds till it thunders.

dateJun 07, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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First light for the storm hunter

As the International Space Station flew over the Indonesian coast of Sumatra on an April night, lightning from a thunderstorm reached the upper layers of the atmosphere and its light show was captured by ESA's latest observatory ...

dateMay 23, 2018 in Space Exploration
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