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2014-03-15 23:03:00

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lightning from space
2014-03-05 07:37:26

Just as you might keep a spare tire in your car, or a spare filter for your air conditions, NASA keeps spares as well. These "spare" flight hardware units allow NASA to continue work without interruption in the event that something goes down for repair.

2014-01-31 23:01:36

New lightning mast kit meets demands for portability in space critical logistics environments. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014

2013-12-24 23:03:38

Recently, RFcnn.com has announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 RFcnn.com is a famous China-based protector supplier.

2013-12-21 23:03:56

RFcnn.com has recently released its new selection of quarter wave surge arresters. (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 RFcnn.com, a famous company offering many

2013-12-12 23:00:26

Famous arrester online supplier, RFcnn.com, has released its latest gas tube surge arrester collection. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Famous arrester online

Green Lightning Explained
2013-12-11 05:43:47

Mysterious green lightning, seen emerging from an ash cloud in images of a May 2008 volcanic eruption in Chile, is likely more common than we realize.

2013-12-08 23:01:08

Recently, RFcnn.com has released its new selection of quarter wave surge arresters. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Recently, RFcnn.com, a famous company of

2013-12-03 23:25:05

Recently, RFcnn.com has announced its gas tube surge arrester collection. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Recently, RFcnn.com, an innovation-based company


Latest Lightning Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-07-21 16:27:18

Heat Lightning is actually faint flashes of lightning reflecting outward from distant thunderstorms. These flashes usually do not produce thunder as the storm is sometimes too far away to be heard. The term heat lightning got its name because it often occurs on hot summer nights and does not produce audible thunder. One reason heat lightning can be seen so far away is due to the reflection of the light bouncing off water particles in moist, humid air and as light is scattered throughout the...

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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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