Lightning Discharge

Lightning is a visible electrical discharge produced by a thunderstorm from one cloud to another or from cloud to ground. Lightning annually kills more people in the US than do tornadoes. While lightning is a discharge of a large amount of electrical power, it is not the focus of this site. However, lightning is very interesting.

The Lightning Safety Institute is at

For great lightning videos try

The Lightning on Demand page is really about electrical discharges such as Jacobís Ladders, Tesla Coils, Lorentz Guns, etc, but they have some great photographs at

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