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...
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
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.
Sep 22, 2014 ... Why is the shape of the lightning (or an electric spark) always of a ... The
electrons come from many different places in the clouds and the ...
While attempting to explain sparks and lightning to some friends, I realized that I
... As the exploring finger of dim purple lightning comes downward, the purple ...
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 ...
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Both are sparks of electricity created through the attraction of unlike charges. ...
It's the negative charges in the bottom of the cloud that cause lightning to strike ...
Causes of lightning: Lightning occurs when electricity builds up during a
thunderstorm. ... The lightning spark occurs mostly between clouds but can also
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 ...
In a storm cloud, this is a separation of charges due to friction between the water
and dust ... reducing the charge separation. The lightning spark can occur
between clouds, between the cloud and air, or between the cloud and ground.