Thunder & Lightning
Lightning strikes 18 times on deadly night in Pakistan  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Lightning strikes killed at least 18 people and injured several more during a deadly night in Pakistan's Thar desert, police said Friday, describing the deaths as "unprecedented". more
Size of thunderstorm dome clouds may predict tornado intensity  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The size of a bulge at the top of a thunderstorm's anvil-shaped cloud may allow researchers to forecast the strength of tornadoes that spawn from such storms, according to a... more
Using AI to predict where and when lightning will strike  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have developed a novel way of predicting lightning strikes to the nearest 10 to 30 minutes and within a radius of 30 kilometers. The system uses a... more
Using AI to predict where and when lightning will strike  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Lightning is one of the most unpredictable phenomena in nature. It regularly kills people and animals and sets fire to homes and forests. It keeps aircraft grounded and... more
NASA provides an infrared analysis of typhoon Halong  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Typhoon Halong continued to strengthen in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. Infrared imagery from an instrument aboard Terra revealed very high, powerful storms with very cold cloud... more
Virtual speed bump for lightning-fast markets proposed  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A researcher says a tiny tweak to how certain trades happen could make for more efficient stock markets, and it's already being adopted by major players. more
Research proposes a virtual speed bump for lightning-fast markets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
UBC Sauder's Markus Baldauf says a tiny tweak to how certain trades happen could make for more efficient stock markets, and it's already being adopted by major players. more
NASA finds Typhoon Bualoi rapidly intensified  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Typhoon Bualoi rapidly intensified over 24 hours and quickly developed an eye and powerful thunderstorms.On Oct. 21, the eye of Typhoon Bualoi was just over 50 miles from the island of Saipan when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP... more
Chains of Atoms Move at Lightning Speed Inside Metals  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
A phenomenon that has previously been seen when researchers simulate the properties of planet cores at extreme pressures... more
Scientists discover fractal patterns in a quantum material  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A fractal is any geometric pattern that occurs again and again, at different sizes and scales, within the same object. This "self-similarity" can be seen throughout nature, for example in a snowflake's... more
NASA-NOAA satellite catches last burst before demise of Tropical Depression 17E  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Mexico and found two small areas of very strong thunderstorms near two different coastlines. One area was in Potential Tropical... more
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