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Ball Lightning

Nature volume 113, pages 677678 (10 May 1924) | Download Citation



BALL lightning is a phenomenon which has equal interest for the meteorologist, the physicist, and the non-scientific man in the street. It has given rise to many stories which are obviously fantastic, and this has led some to doubt the reality of the phenomenon. But there can be no doubt now that ball lightning is a definite manifestation of electrical energy, and as such needs the serious consideration of scientific men.

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