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Why lightning often strikes twice. New study reveals needle-like structures in positively charged lightning leaders

18 April 2019

An international group of researchers, led by Brian Hare and Olaf Scholten from KVI-CART have discovered new structures on positively charged lightning leaders. These can explain why lightning often discharges a few times along the same channel. See https://www.rug.nl/news/2019/04/why-lightning-often-strikes-twice for a more complete account.

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