September 12, 2013

ScienceCasts: ISS ‘Firestation’ to Explore the Tops of Thunderstorms

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.

Credit: NASA

[ Read the Article: NASA Firestation To Track Strange Things Produced By Thunderstorms ]

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