Catatumbo Lightning - At the point where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, a constant lightning storm illuminates the sky for around 10 hours a night, for almost half the nights out of the year.

Catatumbo Lightning - At the point where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, a constant lightning storm illuminates the sky for around 10 hours a night, for almost half the nights out of the year.

The Physics of the Plasma Universe by Anthony Peratt describes magma as a plasma, a medium containing moving charges. So we should expect volcanoes not only to exhibit electrical behavior but to have that behavior connected with the larger plasma environment, that is, to be elements in a larger electrical circuit.

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The Physics of the Plasma Universe by Anthony Peratt describes magma as a plasma, a medium containing moving charges. So we should expect volcanoes not only to exhibit electrical behavior but to have that behavior connected with the larger plasma environment, that is, to be elements in a larger electrical circuit.

Amazing capture of  lightning and a rainbow in Tucson, Arizona (Photo via Instagram by @tucsonre)

Amazing capture of lightning and a rainbow in Tucson, Arizona (Photo via Instagram by @tucsonre)

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20 Dramatic Weather Photos That Make You Wonder Why We Use It For Small Talk

Road to thunder. Drove through lightning like this in the Siskiyous once. It was hitting 15' away. I was not ok!

Road to thunder. Drove through lightning like this in the Siskiyous once. It was hitting 15' away. I was not ok!

Lightning strikes over Cinderella Castle at Disney World  As a lightning storm rolled through Central Florida Magic Kingdom attendees captured what looks like a near miss to Cinderella Castle by a bolt.  http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/the-daily-disney/os-lightning-over-cinderella-castle-disney-world-20150703-post.html

Lightning strikes over Cinderella Castle at Disney World As a lightning storm rolled through Central Florida Magic Kingdom attendees captured what looks like a near miss to Cinderella Castle by a bolt. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/the-daily-disney/os-lightning-over-cinderella-castle-disney-world-20150703-post.html

What better way is there to show both the beauty and power of nature than with these incredibly electrifying images of lightning? While sometimes it just takes being at the right place at the right time, like for amateur photographer Bertrand Kulik and his photo of a brightly illuminated Eiffel Tower, for others, like Dan Ransom, it requires carefully assembling a composite image or "stacking" multiple photos together to showcase a wild electrical storm (like the one Ransom stunningly…

What better way is there to show both the beauty and power of nature than with these incredibly electrifying images of lightning? While sometimes it just takes being at the right place at the right time, like for amateur photographer Bertrand Kulik and his photo of a brightly illuminated Eiffel Tower, for others, like Dan Ransom, it requires carefully assembling a composite image or "stacking" multiple photos together to showcase a wild electrical storm (like the one Ransom stunningly…

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