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Has the Ball Lightning Mystery Been Solved?


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, atmosphere, ball lightning )

Elle
- 32 days ago - earthsky.org
What is ball lightning? Scientists have been trying to figure that out for hundreds of years, and now it seems they may finally be close to solving one of Earth's most intriguing natural mysteries.



   

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Animae C (508)
Saturday June 15, 2019, 8:49 am
"Since the time of the early Greeks, there HAve been reports of small balls of bright plasma-like light moving over the ground and then vanishing."

WOW, spinning me out!!
My Greek grandfather used to talk about this phenomenon all the time, he called it ASTROPELEKI.
It was very common on his home island of Samos!!
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday June 15, 2019, 10:03 am
Interesting.
Thanks Elle
 

Jay Daniels (0)
Saturday June 15, 2019, 12:35 pm
Never heard of this before. Thanks for sharing.
 

Peggy B (43)
Saturday June 15, 2019, 4:14 pm
70 years ago my mother and aunt saw ball lightning.
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Sunday June 16, 2019, 1:19 pm
Shared with my husband. He had told me that he had seen it inside his house years ago.
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday June 16, 2019, 7:20 pm
Thanks
 
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