Thunder & Lightning
A Single Thundercloud Carries 1 Billion Volts of Electricity  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A single thundercloud is more powerful than even the most potent nuclear plants on Earth. Scientists used cosmic rays to prove it. more
Supercomputer simulations shed light on how liquid drops combine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
High performance computing has revealed in detail how liquid droplets combine, in a development with applications such as improving 3D printing technologies or the forecasting of thunderstorms. more
Researchers use muon detector to measure electric potential in a thunderstorm  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team of researchers from several institutions in India and Japan has found that it is possible to use a muon detector to measure electric potential... more
NASA infrared imagery reveals powerful Tropical Cyclone Idai at Mozambique's coast  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Cyclone Idai approaching the coast of Mozambique. The infrared data provided cloud top temperatures that indicated powerful... more
Focusing the heat: Extreme weather risk perception in the United States  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Heat waves are more dangerous than tornadoes, statistically. They kill more people than sharks, and put more human lives at risk than blizzards, floods or lightning... more
NASA captures unprecedented images of supersonic shockwaves  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA has captured unprecedented photos of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft, part of its research into developing planes that can fly faster than sound without thunderous "sonic booms". more
High-speed, 3-D microscope captures stunning videos of fruit fly nerve cells in action  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Columbia engineers and neuroscientists have joined forces to create 3-D videos of individual nerve cells moving, stretching and switching on inside fruit... more
Can a thunderstorm destroy your electronics? - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Are your appliances and tech safe during a storm if you don't unplug them? Don't bet on it. more
‘Thunderclap’ vulnerability could leave Thunderbolt computers open to attacks  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
A team of researchers has revealed a new security vulnerability in the Thunderbolt data transfer specification called “Thunderclap”... more
New soil moisture and temperature data helps predict life-threatening Indian monsoon rains  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Thunderstorms embedded within Indian monsoon systems can deluge areas with dozens of inches of rain in little time, causing severe flooding and the loss... more
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