Birth of a Lightning Bolt

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Posted by Rezwan Razani on Aug 04, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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Lightning is a phenomena made of plasma.  In this video, super slow motion cameras are used to show how lightning bolts are born.

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What is plasma?

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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.

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