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Here are the latest posts about Lightning on Science, Space & Robots:

Scientists Launch Deep Convective Clouds & Chemistry (DC3) Experiment
Scientists are targeting thunderstorms in Alabama, Colorado and Oklahoma this spring to discover what happens when clouds suck air many miles into the atmosphere from Earth's surface. (May 3, 2012)

AccuWeather Explains Ball Lightning
AccuWeather says ball lightning is described as a white or yellow basketball sized sphere of lightning floating in the air. (October 26, 2011)

Thunderstorm in Forth Worth, Texas Creates Colorful Light Show
Lightning striking transformers and feeder lines in Fort Worth, Texas resulted in a colorful light show for city residents. (May 12, 2011)

Lightning Captured Hitting Airbus Landing at Heathrow Airport
Photographer Chris Dawson captured footage of an Emirates Airbus A380 being hit by lightning as it was preparing for landing at London's Heathrow Airport. (May 12, 2011)

Colorado Teen Struck by Lightning While Washing Car
A 14-year-old Colorado girl survived a lightning strike. (August 18, 2010)

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry Opens Science Storms Exhibit
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has opened a cool new permanent Science Storms exhibit displaying tornadoes, lightning and more. (March 16, 2010)

Lots of Lightning in 2005's Major Hurricanes
We already know that the 2005 hurricane season shattered records but another mystery about the season was the amount of lightning is several of the year's major hurricanes. (January 17, 2006)