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Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during a thunderstorm. This discharge ..... Positive lightning typically makes up less than 5% of all lightning strikes. Positive lightning strikes tend to be much more intense than their  ...

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Dec 9, 2007 ... No one is sure why lightning bolts follow a zigzag path as they move. The main bolt or stroke will go back up to the cloud. It will make a flash of ...

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Ball lightning is usually spherical in shape and about one foot in diameter. Hissing noises originate from such balls and they sometimes make a loud noise when ...

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Aug 25, 2009 ... i think the electrical charges are made by when the ice scrapes .... to see if they can simulate lightning out of water and they cannot do it ,..and ...

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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.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 ...

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

May 23, 2012 ... Clouds may look fluffy and innocent, but they are actually active places. At their most exciting, they can create the wondrous effect of lightning.

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However, exactly how lightning forms has never been verified so there is room for debate. Leading theories ... Mountains also make good targets. The reason for ...

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Learn about the giant electric sparks in the sky, lightning. Discover what lightning is made of, what shapes it can take, and strange forms you don't often see.