A storm of charged particles coursing through a volcanic ash cloud sparked the spectacular green lightning snapped in a pair of photos at Chile's Chaiten Volcano in 2008.
The piles of angular, jumbled rocks that mark mountain summits result from powerful explosions sparked by lightning, a new study shows.
In this electrifying space wallpaper, taken on Friday June 7, 2013, a furious thunderstorm is discharging its mighty rage over Cerro Paranal.
Some people may think that the rubber tires on a car help protect a driver and occupants from a lightning strike, but it is a myth.
Lightning strikes worldwide kill about 24,000 people each year, and roughly 240,000 people are injured on an annual basis. Here's what you can do to avoid being a lightning strike statistic.
Most lightning deaths occur while people are enjoying outdoor activities, with fishing the most deadly.
Scientists find evidence for dark lightning's gamma-ray bursts just before a big lightning bolt.
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