Lightning is about three times hotter than our sun.
Florida Tech professors ask, How is lightning initiated? Imagine for a moment the possibilities if lightning was understood. “People are used to lightning and so sometime forget how destructive it is. We have got these 50,000 F bolts striking at random all around us, carrying enough current to blow apart a tree. Yet, how lightning does what it does largely remains a mystery. We hope when we figure out how lightning works we will also learn how to make people safer,” says Joe Dwyer, professor of physics.
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