Birth of a Lightning Bolt
Rezwan Razani - August 04, 2013
Lightning is a phenomena made of plasma. In this video, super slow motion cameras are used to show how lightning bolts are born.
What is plasma?
Once the ionization process begins and plasma forms, a path is not created instantaneously. In fact, there are usually many separate paths of ionized air stemming from the cloud. These paths are typically referred to as step leaders.