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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 ...

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 ...

electrostatics - Why is the shape of lightning or an electric spark a ...

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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 ...

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.

Static Electricity Sparks - Physics Lessons: School for Champions by ...

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Jan 11, 2015 ... Explanation of Static Electricity Sparks by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in ... to change the look of these static electricity sparks or mini-lightning bolts.

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 ...

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 ...

How does lightning happen? - Quora

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In a storm cloud, this is a separation of charges due to friction between the water and dust ... ground can create a spark after a towel is rubbed on back of chair and another come & touches ... Lightning can happen in different circumstances.

Lightning Still Largely a Mystery | How Does Lightning Work?

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Sep 26, 2012 ... Lightning turns the Earth into an electric circuit, and it may have even delivered the spark that got life started in the primordial soup. But for all ...

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Causing Sparks and Lightning, Static Electricity - Electronics Tutorials

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Causing Sparks and Lightning. A spark is a stream of electrons jumping across an air gap, heating the air until it glows and expands. Certain conditions can ...

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 ...

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 ...