Slow motion lightning

Slow motion lightning

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Added on Feb 09, 2009
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? Nov 13, 2010, 2:22 PM - 0 +
This could be so shopped...
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Tornado Girl Dec 14, 2010, 5:23 PM - 0 +
That's beautiful, and quite educational for our younger viewers on this website.
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Prof. Know It All Mar 03, 2011, 7:35 AM - 0 +
Actually lightening strikes happen from the ground upwards. They don't come down, they go up from the ground.
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Ben Sep 20, 2011, 9:08 PM - 0 +
The reason why that is, is because the clouds are positively charged and the ground is negatively charged. To balance out the electrons (which are responsible for the negative charge) discharge from the ground up.
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Mindblown Mar 04, 2011, 6:31 AM - 0 +
One of the most awesome gifs i've seen
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derp Mar 14, 2011, 9:27 PM - 0 +
Like cracking the glass of reality
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fxk Apr 25, 2013, 6:52 PM - 0 +
Truly beautiful.
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Brad Jun 12, 2013, 4:53 PM - 0 +
Scientists have also discovered there is something called "dark lightning" that precedes every lightning strike.
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Unfinished Nam Feb 04, 2014, 4:43 PM - 0 +
So cool!
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