Can Lightning Strike Twice?


A popular myth is that lightning cannot strike the same place twice, but nothing could be further from the truth. Lightning does, can and will strike the same exact place more than once. The truth of it is, lightning is simply trying to balance a charge separation; positive and negative.
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