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The cause of thunder has been the subject of centuries of speculation and scientific inquiry. The first recorded theory is attributed to the ...

What causes thunder? - Scientific American

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Jan 17, 2000 ... Richard Brill, a professor at Honolulu Community College, explains: Thunder is caused by lightning, which is essentially a stream of electrons ...

NOAA/NASA SciJinks :: What causes lightning and thunder?

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Lightning! Zap! You just touched a metal doorknob after shuffling your rubber- soled feet across the carpet. Yipes! You've been struck by lightning! Well, not really ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Causes Thunder?&v=0RpNuXP7XBw
Dec 30, 2008 ... This is educating. today there was thunder and lightning and I looked it up on google to see how they are caused and I found out!!. Read more.

What causes thunder?

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Jun 1, 2012 ... Brief, simplified description of the processes that cause thunder.

What causes thunder? What causes thunder to rumble sometimes ...

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Thunder is caused by the rapid heating (and then cooling) of the air from lightning. ... If the lightning hits close by, the thunder will sound like a crack or bang.

Thunder and lightning What causes thunder and lightning? - Met Office

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Apr 20, 2016 ... Thunder and lightning are some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK. They are caused through the formation of cumulonimbus ...

The Science of Thunder - National Lightning Safety Institute

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Beliefs about thunder included that it occurred before lightning, it was a burning wind, it was caused by the collision of clouds, the sound was produced by ...

The Science Behind the Sound of Thunder - Nature and ...

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So, now we know what causes thunder. But here's the mystery: The shock waves that cause thunder last only a fraction of a second, so why does the booming ...

thunder&lightening

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Thunder is the rumbling or crack of sound that can usually be heard from the sky during a storm. Thunder is caused because lightning heats up the air, to about ...

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Thunder forms when lightning superheats the air around it, causing rapid expansion that creates a sound wave.
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What causes the sound of thunder? Everyday Mysteries:Fun Science

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Thunder is caused by the rapid expansion of the air surrounding the path of a ... The loud thunder that follows the lightning bolt is commonly said to come from ...

What is Thunder? - science made simple

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May 23, 2012 ... What causes thunder? Which is quicker - thunder or lightning? Test thunder and lightning speed yourself! Read our blog all about thunder!

Lightning - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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Lightning What causes thunder? 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 ...