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Ocean acidification due to increased CO2 in the atmosphere may result in oceanic lightning becoming more powerful.
The most intense hurricanes in the Atlantic start off as thunderstorms over Africa
Could the evolution of living beings on Earth be related to the electric fields generated in the atmosphere by lightning?
How have thunderstorms over Africa changed over the last 70 years?
Can atmospheric electric fields from lightning protect heart cells?
Can the sensors in smartphones be used to monitor the weather and natural disasters?
Do shooting stars produce music as they enter the atmosphere?
Where are hurricanes born? Their origins are often over Africa.
Where are global thunderstorms located? And how many are there?
Radio Waves bounce of the upper atmosphere (ionosphere). Changes in these waves may provide a new way of monitoring our changing climate.
Will climate change lead to more intense thunderstorms around the globe?
Could upper atmospheric flashes call "sprites" exist on other planters like Jupiter and Saturn?
Is there a link between lightning and the smoke from fires in the Amazon jungle?
The Sun rotates around its axes every 27 days. We found a way to monitor this using lightning data on Earth.
Lightning activity in hurricanes peak one day before the most destructive, intense winds appear.