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"Lightning is one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of the atmospheric sciences, researchers say. Scientists at the International Center for Lightning Research and Testing in Florida are inducing lightning to strike so they can understand it better. Though summer doesn't begin officially for a few weeks, one of the signature marks of summer may already be in the air near you -- the evening thunderstorm. Thousands of lightning strikes occur on the planet every minute, but the summer heat and humidity help to ramp up the number of lightning-producing thunderstorms. We'll talk about the science of lightning."
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Jacob's picture
Jacob says:

My Grandpa was struck by lightening while playing golf.

posted on Sun, 02/27/2011 - 6:03pm
Marah and Brenna's picture
Marah and Brenna says:

Our great uncle was hit by lightning 6 times. once just walking out to get the mail.

posted on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 3:05pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

cool. my great grandpa was almost hit by lightning and nearly died from fear. CRAZYYYY!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 03/12/2011 - 9:05pm

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