Lightning results from the buildup and discharge of electrical energy between positively and negatively charged areas.
Rising and descending air within a thunderstorm separates these positive and negative charges.
. A downward leader travels towards earth, branching as it goes. Lightning ...
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 ...
Aug 19, 2004 ... He wanted to prove that lightning is a form of electricity. We know now that flying
a kite in a storm is not safe. But, Ben was right. Lightning is a ...
Thunder is caused by lightning. When a lightning bolt travels from the cloud to the
ground it actually opens up a little hole in the air, called a channel. Once then ...
May 27, 2010 ... The sky is filled with electric charge. In a calm sky, the positive (+) and negative (-
) charges are evenly spaced throughout the atmosphere.
Lightning happens when the negative charges (electrons) in the bottom of the
cloud are attracted to the ... Thunder is the sound caused by rapidly expanding
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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 ...