Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during an electrical
storm. .... Lightning is usually produced by cumulonimbus clouds, which have
bases that are typically 1–2 km (0.6...
May 23, 2012 ... How is lightning formed? Water and ice move around inside the cloud; forced up
by warm air currents, down by gravity, and compressed in the ...
The conditions needed to produce lightning have been known for some time.
However, exactly how lightning forms has never been verified so there is room for
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Aug 25, 2009 ... I know how electricity created by fur and ebonite - different materials ... When
lightning strikes,the thunder we hear is actually the sound of the ...
Have you ever got a static electricity shock? Or seen sparks when you take off
your jumper? When lightning is made the same thing happens, but on a much ...
Nov 26, 2010 ... Lightning is produced in thunderstorms when liquid and ice particles above the
freezing level collide, and build up large electrical fields in the ...
Jan 17, 2005 ... How lightning and thunder work. ... Thunderstorms are caused by rapidly rising
and falling currents of air. The friction from this moving air ...
Lightning Physics. Lightning is caused by the build up of electrostatic charge in
clouds. One region within the cloud builds up a positive charge and the other a ...
May 27, 2010 ... This drawing shows that before lightning strikes, positive and negative ... or ice
crystals in the sky and are formed by different processes....more ...
Perhaps the most known and powerful display of electrostatics in nature is a
lightning storm. Lightning storms are inescapable from humankind's attention.