Globular and other Forms of Lightning

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MR. A. T. HARE'S account in NATURE, vol. xl. p. 415, of flash of globular lightning seems to illustrate so well the explanation which I gave, many years ago, of the formation of fire-ball lightning, that the following extract from my pamphlet “On Atmospheric Electricity” (London, Hardwicke, Piccadilly, 1863) and the remarks which I have appended to it, may perhaps not be without interest at the present time. The pamphlet is not now on sale. The quotation is from pp. 45–46; I omit a few references:—

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PHILLIPS, R. Globular and other Forms of Lightning. Nature 41, 58–59 (1889). https://doi.org/10.1038/041058b0

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