Storm Chaser Captures Slo-Mo Lightning Footage Like You've Never Seen Before

There’s no denying that a massive bolt of electricity streaking hundreds of miles across the sky is one of Mother Nature’s most impressive demos. But when seen through the lens of Dustin Farrell’s high-speed camera, lightning becomes even more phenomenal as it slowly zig-zags its way from the clouds to the earth…

World's Luckiest Guy Has Incredibly Close Call While Filming a Lightning Storm

The intense flash of light and booming crack of thunder that follows a lightning strike can be exhilarating, but it’s best to observe both whilke safely inside your home. As Norway’s Daniel Modøl discovered while filming a storm from his deck, those unpredictable lightning bolts can strike anywhere, even 16-feet from…

Rare Images Suggest Thunderstorms From Space Are Even Weirder Than We Thought

Lightning is a beautiful but dangerous beast: While we’re pretty good at observing it from the ground—and occasionally, being struck by it—there’s still some mystery about how the electrical discharges in the upper layers of our atmosphere actually work. The names given to these discharges (e.g. red sprites, pixies,…