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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 9
Science & Medicine 25

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 424: Lightning

October 17th, 2016

Episode 459 of 470 episodes

It turns out that nature figured out how to use electricity long before humans did. Lightning storms are common across the Earth, and even the Solar System. What causes this electricity in the sky, and how can science use it?

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