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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_spark

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 ... Electric sparks are used in different kinds of metalworking.

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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 ...

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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 ...

www.school-for-champions.com/science/static_lightning.htm

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.

www.sciencemadesimple.co.uk/activity-blogs/lightning

May 23, 2012 ... How is lightning formed? ... Once a pathway is completed a spark forms, neutralizing the charge. ... Here is a slow motion video of lightning.

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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 ...

www.planet-science.com/categories/over-11s/natural-world/2012/06/what-causes-lightning.aspx

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 ...

theconversation.com/static-electricitys-tiny-sparks-70637

Jan 5, 2017 ... These mini lightning bolts have been known for millennia. ... Each different material holds on to these surface electrons with its own different ...

physics.stackexchange.com/questions/186199/why-do-electric-sparks-appear-blue-purple

May 27, 2015 ... There are a few different energy levels that get involved, so the spectrum has a few different peaks. The final color depends on the gas you use.