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Electric spark

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An electric spark is an abrupt electrical discharge that occurs when a sufficiently high electric ... Lightning is an example of an electric spark in nature, while electric sparks, large or ... Elec...

Static Electricity 4: Static Electricity and Lightning - Science NetLinks

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How is lightning different from a spark? (Lightning works the same way as a spark, except that it happens on a massive scale. Lightning is created when water ...

If air cannot conduct electricity, how can lightning happen? - Physics ...

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Jan 23, 2015 ... Electrons can have different energy levels - or energy states. ... A lightning/ thunder is just an electrical spark (which everyone with electrical ...

Sparks and lightning (Bill Beaty's Homepage)

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While attempting to explain sparks and lightning to some friends, I realized that I didn't have a good gut-level understanding of them myself. As usual, my lack of ...

What is Lightning and Causes of It? - Conserve Energy Future

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Causes of lightning: Lightning occurs when electricity builds up during a thunderstorm. ... The lightning spark occurs mostly between clouds but can also occur ...

Lightning - The Big Spark

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Lightning may not seem much like static electricity, but it's actually very similar. Both are sparks of electricity created through the attraction of unlike charges.

Severe Weather 101: Lightning Basics

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Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere between clouds, the air, ... and the sound waves set off by the lightning discharge have different arrival ...

How does lightning happen? - Quora

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The lightning spark can occur between clouds, between the cloud and air, or between ... Different buildings housed different departments and thus the toilets had ...

What causes lightning?

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Nov 26, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of the processes that cause lightning. ... The lightning spark can occur between clouds, between the cloud and air, ...

Electricity | The Wonders of Physics | University of Wisconsin–Madison

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You see a spark and get a shock as the electrons leave you. Lightning is the result of static electricity. In a thunderstorm, negatively charged particles can build ...

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Static Electricity and Lightning by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in ...

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Feb 12, 2009 ... Lightning consist of huge static electric sparks that jump from cloud to cloud or from a cloud to some ... Lighting can travel in different directions.

What causes lightning? - Planet Science

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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 ...

Lightning Types and Classifications - Storm Highway

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The little 'static' sparks between your finger and a doorknob are, technically ... type of discharge - lightning inside a single storm cloud, jumping between different ...