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Lightning storm recorded at 7,000 frames per second

Watch lightning streak down through the sky in this high speed footage via Professor Ningyu Liu of the Geospace Physics Laboratory in Florida Tech’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences.

Recorded at 7,000 frames per second, with playback at 700 frames per second, the phenomenon was caught during a storm near the university’s Melbourne campus. Eventually, the lab team will be using the high speed camera to capture and study thunderstorm events known as starters, jets and gigantic jets.

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via Boing Boing.

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