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Thunderous nuclear reactions

The discovery that thunderstorms can trigger nuclear reactions provides insight into the physics of atmospheric electricity and unveils a previously unknown natural source of radioactive isotopes on Earth.

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Babich, L. Thunderous nuclear reactions. Nature 551, 443–444 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-017-07266-w

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