[AZ-Observing] Re: [Fwd: CHECK THIS RAINBOW!]

  • From: Jeff Hopkins <phxjeff@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 16:13:45 -0700

Dan,

Lots of picture abound of ball lightning. My son did a high science 
project on Ball Lightning.
He used a Van de Graaff high voltage generator to produce small balls 
of lightning.

An easier way is with a microwave oven.

Check

http://jlnlabs.online.fr/plasma/gmr/index.htm

Jeff

At 15:48 -0700 03/12/2007, Dan Heim wrote:
>The rarest "atmospheric phenomena," if you leave it at that and don't
>specify "optical," would have to be ball lightning.  Reported,
>scientifically credible, and recently simulated in the lab, but never caught
>on film.  That's my vote anyway.
>
>Dan

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