• Lightning strikes the earth more than 8 million times per day. (cdc.gov)
  • Lightning Strikes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A LIGHTNING BOLT strikes Albuquerque, N.M., during a summer thunderstorm in 1992. (archive.org)
  • Lightning strikes the earth's surface an average of 6,000 times a minute. (archive.org)
  • We knew weapons magazines had been struck before, and we were confident in the safety of the weapons, but we wanted a set of verifiable measurements based on real lightning strikes to show us how to make improvements. (archive.org)
  • CDC has published the following MMWR articles on lightning strikes. (cdc.gov)
  • Consult the following journal articles and books for more information on lightning strikes. (cdc.gov)
  • Lightning protection systems are commonly used to protect structures of all kinds from damage due to lightning strikes. (ul.com)
  • Officials at the Space Needle said lightning strikes happen a few times a year. (ajc.com)
  • Many victims of lightning strikes die from burns and heart failure, and non-fatal strikes have been known to cause moderate to severe damage to the central nervous system. (answers.com)
  • Other lightning strikes sparked structural fires yesterday afternoon and evening. (noaa.gov)
  • The one that is seen in the image above is the most significant one to humans on Earth and that is "Cloud to Ground Lightning" which is when the lighting is released from the cloud and strikes directly towards the Earth´s Surface. (redorbit.com)
  • If lightning strikes the water it can spread through the water´s surface at extended speeds because water is a very good conductor to lightning. (redorbit.com)
  • If someone gets struck by lightning and does not die from the strike, they still may find themselves dealing with things such as numbness in their joints, forms of depression, memory loss, and other issues that arise from lightning strikes. (redorbit.com)
  • Every second, around 45 lightning strikes jolt our atmosphere, where powerful reactions in thunderstorm clouds alter the chemical composition of the air inside and around them. (esa.int)
  • Indirect lightning is defined as lightning that strikes one place but "induces consequences remotely" said Richard Kithil of the National Lighting Safety Institute, a Denver-based group. (go.com)
  • Random, unpredictable and arbitrary" are the hallmarks of a lightning strike, according to Kithil, who has spent years educating the public on the dangers of lightning strikes. (go.com)
  • A relatively common occurrence is when lightning strikes a power line, gets into the electrical system and a body becomes part of the electrical current path as the current runs through the house along a telephone line or a computer wire. (go.com)
  • Dr. Robert Riviello, a surgeon in Boston's Brigham and Women's trauma, burn and critical care unit, said he has seen a handful of patients over the years who have been victims of indirect lightning strikes and they often have cardiac and neurological issues. (go.com)
  • Lightning strikes most often between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. (go.com)
  • To test the concept, Gurevich and his Russian colleague Anatoly Karashtin of the Radiophysical Research Institute in Nizhny Novgorod analyzed data from 3800 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes recorded in Russia and Kazakhstan. (sciencemag.org)
  • The results, reported this week in Physical Review Letters , show that storm clouds emit "hundreds or thousands" of short, strong radio pulses just before lightning strikes . (sciencemag.org)
  • LTI's chief engineer, Andy Plumer, has been studying the impact of lightning strikes on aircraft since 1966. (popularmechanics.com)
  • The switch to less volatile Jet-A fuel and the fact that modern aircraft are designed to conduct strikes of up to 200,000 amps, Plumer says, are two big factors in improving lightning-strike safety over the last four decades. (popularmechanics.com)
  • So far for 2013, there have been nine deaths caused by lightning strikes. (thedailybeast.com)
  • The seismometers were actually picking up lightning strikes. (treehugger.com)
  • World map showing frequency of lightning strikes, in flashes per km² per year. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Lightning strikes most frequently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Firefighters already battling the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with scorching heat faced more hurdles when hundreds of lightning strikes and winds up to 15 mph (24 kph) pushed the flames uphill. (wtop.com)
  • In Northern California, moisture from an offshore tropical storm fueled a thunderstorm that brought nonstop lightning strikes early Sunday, some of which ignited small fires and knocked out power across the San Francisco Bay Area. (wtop.com)
  • Most of the victims were farmer working in their fields, though children playing in the open and spectators at a soccer game have also died in lightning strikes. (newser.com)
  • Still, there is nothing trivial about the power of lightning strikes. (discovermagazine.com)
  • The risk of being struck is low but the consequences of lightning strike injuries are serious. (cdc.gov)
  • Although safety systems in modern nuclear weapons employ a series of electrical and mechanical switches that would prevent a stray electrical discharge from detonating a weapon or its high explosives, researchers wanted hard data about the electromagnetic field that might pass through a concrete structure struck by lightning, as well as about how electric current travels through a structure's structural elements. (archive.org)
  • Struck-by-lightning deaths in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Southern England was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times on Saturday night into Sunday morning. (sky.com)
  • A lightning bolt struck the Space Needle Monday afternoon, and the rare event was caught on video. (ajc.com)
  • If it were just like dropping a radio into a bath tub, then people playing in the ocean at Virginia Beach would be shocked to death whenever lightning struck the water off the coast of South Africa. (answers.com)
  • According to this article by the Indianapolis Star , a person staying at a hotel in Fishers was injured by electric shock received while using a corded telephone when lightning struck the building on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 26th. (noaa.gov)
  • Some, including company officials, have speculated that the plane was struck down by lightning, a claim that is not at all outrageous. (popularmechanics.com)
  • According to experts, most commercial aircraft are struck by lightning at some point in their lives. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Composite aircraft, such as the Boeing 787, have structures impregnated with metallic mesh that perform similarly to all-aluminum aircraft when struck by lightning, giving the energy a clear pathway out of the airplane without damage to structures or systems. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Between 200 and 1,000 people in the U.S. are struck by lightning each year. (loe.org)
  • CURWOOD: I hope this won't spook you too much, but could you tell me the story of when you did get struck by lightning? (loe.org)
  • As for nature's fireworks-lightning-June, July, and August are the deadliest months, and fishing is the activity most likely to put you at risk of being struck, according to a recent study by the National Weather Service ( PDF ). (thedailybeast.com)
  • A Texas man who was recently struck by lightning while walking his dogs is finally back with his animals after they ran off in the chaos. (msn.com)
  • Alex Coreas, 27, was walking his dogs last week near Houston when he was struck by lightning. (msn.com)
  • This is the terrifying moment a huge lightning bolt struck a passenger plane just after it took off in Amsterdam. (nypost.com)
  • Patrick Smith, a pilot and author of Cockpit Confidential, told the International Business Times that it's not uncommon for planes to be struck by lightning - and the aircrafts usually sustain minimal damage. (nypost.com)
  • When a house belonging to one Li Shunju had been struck by lightning, Kuo wrote that everyone assumed that the house would be burnt to the ground. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Over the weekend, someone was fishing in the Arkansas River when lightning struck him. (fox23.com)
  • Getting inside and away from doors/windows is one of the best ways to protect yourself from getting struck by lightning. (fox23.com)
  • The Michigan teen survived being struck by lightning and went on to win $20 in the lottery the next day. (scienceblogs.com)
  • A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Milwaukee to Atlanta on Tuesday was forced to make an emergency landing when it was struck by lightning. (msn.com)
  • The existence of fulgurites -- glassy products formed in rocks and sediments struck by cloud-to-ground lightning -- provide direct evidence that geologic materials can be melted via natural lightning occurrence. (eurekalert.org)
  • Someone struck by lightning may have full cardiac function, and yet die anyway if the respiratory center can't recover fast enough to restore normal breathing. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Carte AE, Anderson RB, Cooper MA (2002) A large group of children struck by lightning. (springer.com)
  • At a time of increased global environmental awareness and the demand for environmentally responsible products and services, Ingram is committed to manufacturing books in a manner that both respects the environment and helps preserve the world's natural resources," said David "Skip" Prichard, President and CEO, Ingram Content Group Inc. "At Lightning Source, we manufacture millions of books annually for thousands of publishers, and we understand the impact. (prweb.com)
  • Lightning flashes during a thunderstorm . (wikipedia.org)
  • Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm . (wikipedia.org)
  • Also referred to as a lightning storm, a thunderstorm is a weather form wherein thunder and lightning are present. (answers.com)
  • A third thing is try to avoid using appliances and electronics that are plugged into the wall during a thunderstorm as lightning is attracted to these types of objects. (redorbit.com)
  • There are many types of lightning that spread through the sky during a thunderstorm. (redorbit.com)
  • Babich LP, Bochkov EI, Donskol EN, Kutsyk IM (2010) Source of prolonged bursts of high-energy gamma rays detected in thunderstorm atmosphere in Japan at the coastal area of the Sea of Japan and on high mountaintop. (springer.com)
  • Dry lightning is caused by the save convective forces created by a thunderstorm, without the need of precipitation and cumulonimbus clouds. (treehugger.com)
  • even more lightning than we would typically see during a major thunderstorm. (treehugger.com)
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - A rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes north of Los Angeles. (wtop.com)
  • A lightning flash can also be a strike if it involves an object on the ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lightning may be seen and not heard when it occurs at a distance too great for the sound to carry as far as the light from the strike or flash. (wikipedia.org)
  • Four-second video of a lightning strike, Island in the Sky, Canyonlands National Park , Utah , United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • You can't stop lightning from striking a building, but many facilities employ lightning protection systems meant to conduct the electrical discharge from a strike through the building to the ground along specific conductive pathways, minimizing damage to the building's structural and electrical systems. (archive.org)
  • Typical lightning protection systems utilize such equipment as grounded lightning rods meant to draw the strike to a preferred spot and away from vulnerable parts of a building's structure, a "downconductor" line meant to convey current through the building to the ground without electrifying the building's infrastructure, and "earthing" systems meant to disperse and dilute the current at ground level. (archive.org)
  • Little data were available regarding the electromagnetic effects of a direct lightning strike to a concrete structure," says Marvin Morris, Manager of Electromagnetic Test and Analysis Dept. 9753. (archive.org)
  • Lightning Strike and Electric Shock Survivors, International, (LSESSI) is a support group for survivors of lightning and electrical injury, their friends and families. (weather.gov)
  • A rare lightning strike at the Needle! (ajc.com)
  • If you can hear thunder, the lightning strike has already occurred since thunder is only a sonic boom caused by lightning. (answers.com)
  • Salt water is a great conductor of electricity/lightning and thus would immediately discharge the lightning strike. (answers.com)
  • It's not unusual for the Plymouth, Mass., Fire Department to get a call about a lightning strike. (go.com)
  • Everyone knows that a direct lightning strike can result in serious injury, even death. (go.com)
  • But the catastrophic consequences of an indirect lightning strike are not as well known. (go.com)
  • Kithil said statistics show that lightning is the number two storm killer in the United States, right behind floods, and it's 2,000 times more likely that indirect lightning will cause some "mischief" rather than a direct strike, Kithil said. (go.com)
  • And, while most people survive, the physical consequences of an indirect lightning strike can be devastating. (go.com)
  • Radio waves could provide a clue, Dwyer says: Cascades of electrons at the onset of a lightning strike should produce radio waves. (sciencemag.org)
  • And, before they are even installed, the electrical and communication systems aboard are designed, tested and certified to withstand the sudden current surges that a lightning strike produces. (popularmechanics.com)
  • The lightning strike even blew off his shoes and socks. (msn.com)
  • A UFO and lightning strike all in a 3:26 video. (nypost.com)
  • 1126pm- A double cloud to ground lightning strike, 30 miles SW of the FOX23 News SkyView Network camera at KRMG at 71st/Yale. (fox23.com)
  • a lightning strike is about 300 million Volts and 30,000 Amps meaning that a lightning strike could light a 100-watt light bulb for about 3 months or a fluorescent bulb for 12 months. (fox23.com)
  • It is safe to go outside 30 minutes AFTER the last clap of thunder or the last lightning strike. (fox23.com)
  • Joao Contreras was strike by lightning during the Peru Cup match between Sport Aguila and Union Fuerza Minera. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Maybe Frank was shouting because he was partially deaf- perhaps from the lightning strike itself. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Appel G (1991) Deaths in swine by a lightning strike in the sty. (springer.com)
  • Bedenice D, Hoffman AM, Parrott B, McDonnel J (2001) Vestibular signs associated with suspected lightning strike in two horses. (springer.com)
  • Boeve MH, Huijben R, Grinwis G, Djajadiningrat-Laanen SC (2004) Visual impairment after suspected lightning strike in a herd of Holstein-Friesian cattle. (springer.com)
  • The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM Tech) has developed a deployable system for mapping the lightning discharge activity of thunderstorms in three spatial dimensions and time. (linuxjournal.com)
  • Radio pulses from thunderstorms might indicate that lightning is triggered by cosmic rays. (sciencemag.org)
  • Lightning is an atmospheric discharge of electricity , which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • It provides a continuous monitoring of more than 80% of the Earth disc for detecting lightning discharges taking place either between clouds or from cloud and ground. (esa.int)
  • Use the Lightning to VGA Adapter with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with Lightning connector. (apple.com)
  • The Lightning to VGA Adapter supports mirroring of what is displayed on your device screen - including apps, presentations, websites, slideshows, and more - to your VGA-equipped TV, display, projector, or other compatible display in up to 1080p HD. (apple.com)
  • Simply attach your Lightning to VGA Adapter to the Lightning connector on your device and then to your TV or projector via a VGA cable (sold separately). (apple.com)
  • Is there a way to toggle the projector on and off using the Lightning to VGA adapter to connect iPad to projector? (apple.com)
  • The Lightning to Micro USB Adapter lets you connect an iPhone, iPad or iPod with Lightning connector to micro USB cables and chargers to sync and charge your device. (apple.com)
  • Sliding the device into its two parts reveals a USB-to-Lightning adapter, making sure that you can charge your devices on the go. (thenextweb.com)
  • The Kii's adapter is understandably short, when compared to a full Lightning cable. (thenextweb.com)
  • This discharge occurs between electrically charged regions of a cloud (called intra-cloud lightning or IC), between two clouds (CC lightning), or between a cloud and the ground (CG lightning). (wikipedia.org)
  • Lightning is an electrical discharge caused by imbalances between storm clouds and the ground, or within the clouds themselves. (esa.int)
  • A typical lightning discharge may consist of several hundred to a few thousand located sources. (linuxjournal.com)
  • Figure 1 demonstrates observations of a horizontally extensive lightning discharge from a storm over central Oklahoma on the evening of June 10, 1998. (linuxjournal.com)
  • Although experiments from the time of Franklin showed that lightning was a discharge of static electricity , there was little improvement in theoretical understanding of lightning (in particular how it was generated) for more than 150 years. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Lightning is a discharge of electricity between positively and negatively charged particles in the atmosphere. (fox23.com)
  • As lightning moves through the atmosphere, the discharge of electricity heats up the air to around 5000° F. This is five times hotter than the sun! (fox23.com)
  • Lightning-induced volcanic spherules (LIVS) form in the atmosphere from the physical transformation of volcanic ash particles into spheres of glass due to the high heat generated by lightning discharge. (eurekalert.org)
  • Flashes of lightning against clouds create an otherworldly effect. (howstuffworks.com)
  • A blue filter on the spacecraft's main camera recorded the lightning flashes, and scientists then exaggerated the blue tint in order to pin down the lightning's location and size, researchers said. (space.com)
  • An analysis of the new images revealed that the energy from the visible lightning flashes alone could have spiked up to 3 billion watts over one second. (space.com)
  • That makes the daytime Saturn lightning on par with some of the strongest lightning flashes on Earth. (space.com)
  • In all, Cassini spotted eight daytime lightning flashes on Saturn, five in one part of the storm and three in an another, they added. (space.com)
  • Berger K, Anderson RB, Kröninger H (1975) Parameters of lightning flashes. (springer.com)
  • Babich LP, Bochkov EI, Neubert T (2017) The role of charged ice hydrometeors in lightning initiation. (springer.com)
  • You can protect yourself and your family if you know what to do when you see lightning or when you hear thunder as a warning. (cdc.gov)
  • The Niagara Lightning (formerly Niagara Thunder) are Canadian rugby union team based in southern Ontario. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lightning creates light in the form of black body radiation from the very hot plasma created by the electron flow, and sound in the form of thunder . (wikipedia.org)
  • Almeida was sitting in an office talking on the landline telephone at his auto repair shop in Hanover, Mass., when thunder and lightning moved into the area. (go.com)
  • It's the summer season and it seems to me that the thunder and lightning storms come this time of year. (loe.org)
  • Volcanic lightning, then, is a form of dry lightning. (treehugger.com)
  • All that would then be needed is electricity - and many large volcanic eruptions are accompanied by spectacular lightning. (newscientist.com)
  • Boulder, Colo., USA - In their open-access paper for Geology, Kimberly Genareau and colleagues propose, for the first time, a mechanism for the generation of glass spherules in geologic deposits through the occurrence of volcanic lightning. (eurekalert.org)
  • Examples of these textures were discovered in deposits from two volcanic eruptions where lightning was extensively documented: The 23 March 2009 eruption of Mount Redoubt, Alaska, USA, and the April-May 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland. (eurekalert.org)
  • During 2003-2012, lightning caused an average of 35 deaths per year in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • And Florida is the state with the most recorded injuries and deaths from lightning. (go.com)
  • Most of the 64 lightning deaths since Thursday have occurred in the countryside, where farmers are busy with the current harvesting season, Bengali-language newspapers Prothom Alo and Samakal reported, per the AP . (newser.com)
  • Experts say increased deforestation, increased use of metal equipment like cellphones, and rising temperatures have contributed to a surge in lightning deaths that has caused panic in some areas. (newser.com)
  • Mohammad Riaz Ahmed, chief of Bangladesh's disaster management department, tells Voice of America that authorities are 'very concerned' by the number of lightning deaths. (newser.com)
  • In the US, there were 27 recorded lightning deaths in 2015 and there have been five so far this year, according to the NOAA . (newser.com)
  • Duclos PJ, Sanderson LM (1990) An epidemiological description of lightning-related deaths in the United States. (springer.com)
  • Elsom DM (2000) Deaths and injuries caused by lightning in the United Kingdom: analysis of two databases. (springer.com)
  • Most lightning occurs within the clouds. (esa.int)
  • Most researchers, Saunders says, lean toward another theory: Lightning occurs when collisions between ice crystals and hailstones in storm clouds separate enough electric charge to cause a high electric field. (sciencemag.org)
  • Typically, lightning occurs when falling ice or rain polarizes particles in clouds. (treehugger.com)
  • A lightning bolt occurs when these charges are equalized. (treehugger.com)
  • ABOUT THE LIGHTNING (11-2-2): Captain Steven Stamkos tops the league with 25 points and linemate Nikita Kucherov leads the NHL with 14 goals while seven players have registered double-figure points in the early going. (reuters.com)
  • Lightning stars Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov both snapped franchise record-tying 11-game point streaks to start the season. (usatoday.com)
  • Average rating for Lightning Seeds songs is 8.53 / 10 [ 46 votes]. (elyrics.net)
  • Related Information for Lightning Seeds Lightning Seeds are an alternative/pop band, largely the brainchild of writer, singer and guitarist Ian Broudie (born 4th August 1958 in Liverpool, England). (elyrics.net)
  • Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a man wrestling with a secret. (apple.com)
  • Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. (apple.com)
  • But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns - to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community. (apple.com)
  • #DCTV viewers this fall should be on the lookout for lightning-Black Lightning, that is! (youtube.com)
  • In this new DC All Access clip, we talk to the cast of The CW's Black Lightning about what we can expect when our newest #DCTV show makes its debut next season and how Jefferson Pierce is a super hero for our time. (youtube.com)
  • Black Lightning doesn't reinvent superhero TV, but it does give the genre a necessary jolt with real-world plots, scary new villains, and a star-making performance from Cress Williams. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning back? (rottentomatoes.com)
  • While Jefferson Pierce struggles with his decision, Gambi urges him to take up the mantle once more and return to life as Black Lightning. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • As Jefferson Pierce tries to determine if the community can survive without the help of Black Lightning, Anissa starts to come into her own. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Black Lightning is recruited to rally against The 100 gang. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear his name. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • In the aftermath of the latest killing, Black Lightning works to clear his name while also hunting down the person responsible for his father's death, and anyone else involved. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Tensions remain high between Black Lightning and Gambi. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Black Lightning attempts to rescue several long-missing children reveal a secret he did not anticipate, and its resulting connections. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • High-school principal Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) suits up once again as Black Lightning to save his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) from trouble. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Don't touch anything that might become a conductor, including water, electrical appliances, computers, metal sliding doors or window sills," said Kithil, who added that Benjamin Franklin once said the only absolutely safe place to go in a lightning storm is "inside sitting in a silk hammock reading a good book. (go.com)
  • Mobile users can click here to follow along with Damien Cox and Alex Consiglio and get live updates as the Maple Leafs battle the Lightning in Tampa Bay. (thestar.com)
  • The Lightning traded Boyle to the Maple Leafs last season near the trade deadline after two-plus seasons. (tampabay.com)
  • Anderson RB, Eriksson AJ (1980) Lightning parameters for engineering application. (springer.com)
  • Cooper MA (1980) Lightning injuries: prognostic signs for death. (springer.com)
  • At the moment the eruption started, there were these sparks of lightning coming from the vent of Redoubt that only lasted 1 to 2 milliseconds. (treehugger.com)
  • Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) endeavored to test the theory that sparks shared some similarity with lightning using a spire which was being erected in Philadelphia . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • With no clouds to obstruct the view, the package will help scientists to understand the anatomy of lightning from 400 km above the planet. (esa.int)
  • In 1991, Sandia began a series of triggered lightning tests on buried DoD nuclear weapons bunkers as part of a DOE program to improve the safety of the nation's stored nuclear weapon stockpile ( Lab News , July 24, 1992). (archive.org)
  • Stephen McNutt, a volcano seismologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute, became interested in lightning during the 1992 Mt. Spurr eruption. (treehugger.com)
  • Andrews CJ (1992) Telephone-related lightning injury. (springer.com)
  • To a certain degree, the ratio between IC (in-cloud or intracloud), CC (cloud-to-cloud) and CG (cloud-to-ground) lightning may also vary by season in middle latitudes . (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical cloud-to-ground lightning flash culminates in the formation of an electrically conducting plasma channel through the air in excess of 5 km (3.1 mi) tall, from within the cloud to the ground's surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is common knowledge that lightning is generated in electrically charged storm systems, but the method of cloud charging still remains elusive. (howstuffworks.com)
  • This avalanche of high-energy particles in the cloud-which Gurevich calls "runaway breakdown"-provides ideal conducting conditions for lightning. (sciencemag.org)
  • Cassini mission scientists said the lightning on Saturn was spotted across a region 100 miles (160 kilometers) wide where it exited the cloud layer. (space.com)
  • Cherington M. Spectrum of neurologic complications of lightning injuries. (cdc.gov)
  • Lightning injuries in pregnant woman: A case report and review of the literature. (cdc.gov)
  • Zafren K, Durrer B, Herry J, Brugger H. Lightning injuries: Prevention and on-site treatment in mountains and remote areas. (cdc.gov)
  • Berger G (2007) Lightning-caused accidents and injuries to human, IX International Symposium on Lightning Protection. (springer.com)
  • Cooray V, Cooray C, Andrews CJ (2007) Lightning caused injuries in humans. (springer.com)
  • Early detection of lightning events will allow early warning, and tracking of such phenomena. (esa.int)
  • Thus was the frustration of learned men in his time of the desire to know the true nature of lightning and other such common phenomena. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Lightning is one of the least understood weather phenomena. (fox23.com)
  • A few facts about lightning from the National Weather Service: A bolt of lightning can expand 5 miles in length and can also contain 100 million volts of electricity. (redorbit.com)
  • A typical lightning shock delivers 300 kilovolts of electricity in just a few milliseconds. (go.com)
  • Get into a car if you can, because if lightning hits, the metal exterior will conduct the electricity leaving anyone on the inside relatively safe. (go.com)
  • In the classic Miller-Urey experiment, a mixture of gases and water that Miller thought were present on early Earth was heated and zapped with electricity to mimic lightning. (newscientist.com)
  • Don't panic, I told myself, lightning equals electricity, and I did have hands-on experience with people who had been shocked by an electrical circuit. (discovermagazine.com)
  • The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) database confirms that there were 40 lightning-related accidents in the U.S. between 1963 and 1989. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Andrews CJ, Darvaniza M (1989) Telephone-mediated lightning injury: an Australian survey. (springer.com)
  • Coorper CJ, Darvaniza M, Mackerras D (1989) Lightning injury: a review of clinical aspects, pathophysiology and treatment. (springer.com)
  • Epperly TD, Stewart JR (1989) The physical effects of lightning injury. (springer.com)
  • Sandia research into nature's most striking phenomenon is jolting some long-standing beliefs about how to protect concrete structures from damage caused by lightning. (archive.org)
  • Lightning is one of nature's most common spectacles. (esa.int)
  • Usually, dry lightning is observed during wildfires but it can occur anytime cold air moves over super-heated ground, like that created by a volcano. (treehugger.com)
  • With Sunday's 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Verizon Center, the Capitals moved two points ahead of the idle Jets atop the Southeast Division, and Washington still has a game in hand on Winnipeg. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Lightning finished one point ahead of the Capitals in the regular season, which, technically, makes it the favored seed. (sptimes.com)
  • Apple Discussions user "brockap3" noticed that the corrosion is happening mainly on the VBUS/V++/Power providing pin of his Lightning cable (here's an image of the pinouts of the lightning connector). (zdnet.com)
  • The Kii is available now for $39 in black or silver with a Lightning connector. (thenextweb.com)
  • The presence of lightning is a clear sign of atmospheric turbulence, which can be associated with extreme weather events. (esa.int)
  • Lightning affects the concentration of atmospheric gases that are important for the climate. (esa.int)
  • Many factors affect the frequency, distribution, strength and physical properties of a typical lightning flash in a particular region of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical lightning protection system inspection involves verification that the system is in good condition and complies with applicable specifications and regulations like the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 780, UL 96A or other requirements per specific jurisdictions or municipalities. (ul.com)
  • Using radio antennas, scientists noticed that the bolts were shorter, lasting only a few milliseconds, and much more frequent than typical lightning. (treehugger.com)
  • Lightning causalities and damages in the United States from 1959 to 1994. (cdc.gov)
  • The voltage depends on the length of the bolt: with the dielectric breakdown of air being 3 million volts per meter, this works out at about one billion volts for a 300 m (1,000 feet) lightning bolt. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In a time when 10% of the world's forests are certified to any standard we are especially pleased to welcome Lightning Source to the growing SFI community," said Kathy Abusow, SFI president and CEO. (prweb.com)
  • The stories below are submitted by lightning victims and are NOT corroborated by NOAA. (weather.gov)
  • Inspections of installed lightning protection systems are done in accordance with required regulations, most notably UL 96A and NFPA 780. (ul.com)
  • NFPA 780 covers lightning protection methods for ordinary structures as well as structures containing flammables, explosives, solar arrays, wind turbines, and a variety of unique applications. (ul.com)
  • NFPA 780 provides lightning protection system installation requirements to safeguard people and property from fire risk and related hazards associated with lightning exposure. (nfpa.org)
  • Other links are also available on our Lightning Safety Awareness Week news story . (noaa.gov)
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning received some bad news Sunday after defenceman Dan Boyle underwent wrist injury and was told he'll miss four to six weeks on the ice. (cbc.ca)
  • Coach Jon Cooper said he made it a point Wednesday to watch former Lightning F Brian Boyle make his season debut with the Devils against the Canucks. (tampabay.com)
  • On just their third shot of the period -- and first in more than 10 minutes -- the Lightning extended the lead to 2-0 on St. Louis' seventh goal of the season with 2:12 remaining. (yahoo.com)
  • A three-time 20-goal scorer with the Lightning, Malone's five goals and 15 points in 57 games were his fewest in a season in which he played at least 50 games. (tampabay.com)
  • The Lightning has survived this season by ignoring limitations and overcoming difficulties. (sptimes.com)
  • Tonight's contest opens a two-game season series between the Ducks and Lightning. (nhl.com)
  • Ben Bishop made 31 saves for the Lightning, which won for just the second time this season against a Pacific Division opponent and the third time vs. a team from the Western Conference. (nhl.com)
  • The most recent lightning-related accident of a U.S. airliner occurred on November, 29, 2000, when a dormant tailcone antenna of an American Airlines MD-82 was stuck on takeoff from Washington-Dulles Airport. (popularmechanics.com)
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning have cooled off slightly after a strong start and face a serious challenge this week when they begin a three-game west coast trip against the surging San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. (reuters.com)
  • IT'S GOOD TO HAVE GOALIES: New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov leaves the ice with goalie Al Montoya after the Islanders defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1. (nypost.com)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Air Canada Centre tickets are now available and with our site offering affordable rates, you can easily mark your attendance at the game. (excite.com)
  • Rickard Rakell and Brandon Montour had rare power-play goals, John Gibson made 31 saves and the Ducks rebounded from a one-sided loss by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Saturday night. (usatoday.com)
  • While he may have been bending the rules a bit, Ottawa Senators forward Colin White showed some real creativity against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. (yahoo.com)
  • Although his third period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning was disallowed, Ottawa Senators forward Colin White should now be in the running to win the next Ballon d'Or. (yahoo.com)
  • hit the halfway point of a three-game homestand this evening as they host the Tampa Bay Lightning (21-20-4, 46 pts. (nhl.com)
  • This paper addresses a concurrent multidisciplinary problem: animal safety against lightning hazards. (springer.com)
  • Gomes C, Kadir MZAAb (2011) A theoretical approach to estimate the annual lightning hazards on human beings. (springer.com)
  • Sensors at various locations on the tested structures helped researchers measure currents in concrete rebar elements and in the lightning protection systems, voltage differences among structural elements, and inductance levels inside the structures. (archive.org)
  • The Sandia Lightning Simulator (SLS) allows test objects to be subjected to simulated lightning currents up to severe levels. (sandia.gov)
  • Lightning Talks are short lectures (almost) any congress participant may give! (ccc.de)
  • In his Dream Pool Essays of 1088 C.E. , the Song Dynasty polymath Chinese scientist Shen Kuo (1031-1095) wrote of the natural phenomenon of lightning. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • For crashes of the English Electric Lightning aircraft, see List of accidents and incidents involving the English Electric Lightning . (wikipedia.org)
  • However, lightning largely was a contributing--and not a primary--cause of those accidents. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Nobody knows exactly what triggers lightning bolts. (sciencemag.org)
  • The research team believes the lightning that occurred during the Mt. Redoubt eruption can be classified as a new type because of the frequency of the bolts and their duration. (treehugger.com)
  • An average bolt of negative lightning carries an electric current of 40 kA (kiloamperes), although some bolts can be up to 120 kA, and transfers a charge of 5 coulombs and 500 MJ (megajoules), or enough energy to power a 100 watt lightbulb for just under two months. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Sandia has conducted rocket-triggered lightning tests as part of its nuclear weapons safety mission since the early 1980s. (archive.org)
  • Gratz J, Noble E. Lightning safety and large stadiums. (cdc.gov)
  • Lightning safety guidelines. (cdc.gov)
  • Knowing more about lightning, its causes, and some basic safety rules can help you and your family avoid needless exposure to the dangers of lightning. (weather.gov)
  • UL's Lightning Protection Solutions are focused on providing you with the critical knowledge and safety skills you need in the lightning protection industry. (ul.com)
  • These offerings are focused on providing you with the critical knowledge and safety skills needed in the lightning protection industry. (ul.com)
  • Our dedication to safety goes beyond an inspection of the lightning protection installation. (ul.com)
  • Our Listed Contractor and Professional Certification program are essential elements of our primary goal to improve the safety and performance of lightning protection systems through a more qualified workforce. (ul.com)
  • This and other safety tips can be found at the NWS Lightning Safety website . (noaa.gov)
  • The simulator output waveform is comparable to natural lightning in terms of the pulse rise and fall times, peak current, and continuing current amplitude and duration. (sandia.gov)
  • NM Tech studies lightning to determine basic charge structures and learn more about storm morphology. (linuxjournal.com)
  • IEC 62305-3 Ed. 1.0 (2006) Protection against lightning-part 3: physical damage to structures and life hazard. (springer.com)
  • MULTIPLE-STROKE FLASH photographed during a 1993 rocket-triggered lightning test at Ft. McClellan, Ala., aimed at measuring electromagnetic fields on the ground near the flash. (archive.org)
  • An initial series of tests in 1991 at an empty Army weapons storage magazine at Ft. McClellan, Ala., and later tests at simulated weapons maintenance cells in Anniston, Ala., evaluated lightning effects on concrete bunker-type buildings. (archive.org)
  • Behnke explained that the arrays are "basically an old TV antenna set to pick up channel 3- the same frequency that lightning radiates from. (treehugger.com)
  • Newser) - More than 60 people have been killed by lightning over the past two days during tropical storms across Bangladesh, local media said Saturday. (newser.com)
  • UL's Lightning Protection Solutions include professional inspections of lightning protection systems as well as educational services like our UL Lightning Protection Professional Certifications. (ul.com)
  • Researchers worldwide have debated Gurevich's idea ever since he introduced it, says Joseph Dwyer, a lightning scientist at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne who was not involved in the study. (sciencemag.org)
  • The lightning observed during the eruption of Mt. Redoubt in 2009, researchers have determined , is an entirely new variety. (treehugger.com)
  • To measure the lightning, researchers deployed four Lightning Mapping Arrays prior to the eruption. (treehugger.com)
  • High-speed, slow-motion lightning video captured at 6,200 frames per second. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kowalczyk says that the video for "Lightning Crashes" has caused misinterpretations of the song's intent. (wikipedia.org)
  • See video of lightning at Heathrow Airport and in Whitechapel, east London. (sky.com)
  • For more preventive information in regards to lightning and how it can impact you or a loved one, make sure to check out the National Weather Service´s website at www.noaa.gov and click on the weather tab. (redorbit.com)
  • Feel free to check out some of the other things you can learn about lightning here or check out this website put together by the National Weather Service and NOAA. (fox23.com)