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Geology Picture of the Week, December 3-9, 2006: Where Lightning Strikes
University of Florida Lightning Research Group ^

Posted on 12/06/2006 1:58:40 PM PST by cogitator

Fulgurites! The second is the world record holder.



TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Education; Outdoors; Science
KEYWORDS: glass; ground; lightning; melt; zot
Description of the world record fulgurite:

Lightning Makes Glass

The first one I found from this neat photographic site:

Peter Menzel Photography: Gallery

1 posted on 12/06/2006 1:58:45 PM PST by cogitator
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To: 2Trievers; headsonpikes; Pokey78; Lil'freeper; epsjr; sauropod; kayak; Miss Marple; CPT Clay; ...

*** zzzzzzzzt ZAP! *** BOOOM!


2 posted on 12/06/2006 2:00:17 PM PST by cogitator
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.....http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0256415/.....

Sweet Home Alabama...... the protaganist became rich from this freak natural material.


3 posted on 12/06/2006 2:04:52 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. Rozerem commercials give me nightmares)
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Whats the pope doin on the left?


4 posted on 12/06/2006 2:06:23 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (When true genius appears, know him by this sign: all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.)
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WOW!


5 posted on 12/06/2006 2:09:56 PM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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Now THAT is a bolt of lightning....wow!


6 posted on 12/06/2006 2:46:36 PM PST by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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Cool.

OK.

Well, for a while it weren't so cool.

now, it's cool.


7 posted on 12/06/2006 2:59:37 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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Cool....a permanent ZOT!


8 posted on 12/06/2006 3:19:53 PM PST by Miss Marple (Lord, thank you for Mozart Lover's son's safe return, and look after Jemian's son, please!)
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