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lightning and surge protection Interesting Facts About Ball Lightning

by:KEBO      2019-09-04
Flash is a phenomenon of atmospheric activity related to thunderstorms.Here are some interesting facts about ball lightning and some theories related to it.
The phenomenon of ball flash can be described as the appearance of mysterious luminous balls accompanied by thunderstorms.There are many interesting theories to explain this atmospheric phenomenon.The theory of atmospheric pulse is one of them.
This theory is widely used to explain the phenomenon of ball lightning.However, the theory has not yet been properly proven.
According to this theory, ball lightning is formed due to the laser effect.Charged water molecules present in the cloud are affected by electrical activity.When water molecules in the cloud come into contact with electricity, they transition to excitement.

takes place.It enlarges the light in a short time.This enlarged light is nothing but ball lightning.
There are many different theories to explain what a ball lightning is.People around the world have different views on this phenomenon.Here are some interesting facts about the ball lightning and the details that people have observed.
According to a survey conducted to determine the presence of the ball lightning, one of 30 people claimed to have seen the ball lightning.
Ball lightning is a rare phenomenon.As a result, skeptics often question its existence.However, it should be noted that there are as many as 10,000 written descriptions of the observation of the ball lightning.People from many countries have expressed their views on this phenomenon.In addition, the features of the ball lightning described in these accounts have great similarities.
In the description of various witnesses, one thing about the ball lightning is that it is a glowing floating ball --Styling structure.The diameter of this float ranges from 1 to 100 cm.
The power contained in the ball lightning is said to be 100 watts.The general ball lightning lasts 10 seconds.However, it can also be as short as 1 second, sometimes extended to a full minute.In the end, the fireball may explode or disappear.
In most cases, the ball lightning will appear along with the lightning discharge that extends from the cloud to the ground.
Sometimes ball lightning is seen near metal fences and other objects such as wires.This shows their affinity for metal objects.
There are very few reports of people killed by lightning.Electric power researcher Georg Richmann was one of the first to die from contact with ball lightning.Risheman died in St. 1753.Peterborough of Russia, when he carried out lightningrod experiment.
According to Pyotr Kapitsa, a physicist and Nobel Prize winner from Russia, the "ball" in the ball lightning acts as a resonant microwave cavity.The glow of the ball lightning is driven by microwave radiation.The radiation comes from the Lightning Cloud and flows along the path of the ionised air.
Ebenezer Cobham Brewer's records provide some useful and interesting insights about the phenomenon of ball lightning.Ball lightning looks like Slow Lightning according to Brewer's descriptionmoving balls.The balls either move along the length of the ground or just fall on the ground.He also reported that these glowing balls sometimes explode or split into smaller balls.
1638 is the most watched year to see the lightning phenomenon.A fire broke out in a church in Devon, England.After the church building was struck by lightning, the fireball entered the church.Four people were killed and about 60 injured in the incident.
On 1809, the crew of a British vessel, the Warren Hastings, witnessed three "fireballs ".According to the English magazine, these "fireballs" attacked the ship.A man on the deck was killed by the first ball;The mast of the ship caught fire.The second ball caused minor burns to one of the crew members.The third ball killed a man.Two people were killed and one injured in the incident.
Due to the popularity of ball lightning, it has a place in adventure novels.
A fireball was mentioned.The ball can be seen in the storm;It landed from the sky on the raft of the main character.
According to Graham K.Hubler, the development of camera technology should help us understand the truth of the ball lightning.As people around the world use cameras more and more, the truth of the ball lightning will soon be discovered, slower.
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