Lightning Plays Crucial Role in Cleaning the Atmosphere, Per New Discovery
A look back at data taken from a storm-chasing plane back in 2012 showed scientists had it wrong about lightning. “Through history, people were only interested in lightning bolts because of what they could do on the ground,” explained meteorologist William Brune.
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