Tuesday, September 10, 2013

ISS "Firestation" to Explore the Tops of Thunderstorms

Source - NASA Science News for Sept. 10, 2013

Sometimes, Earth mimics a supernova, producing a Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash from the tops of thunderstorms. A new lightning sensor on the International Space Station could solve the mystery of these energetic bursts.

The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2013/10sep_firestation/

A companion video is posted below and can also be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNmUfcc_zBk

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