Ball lightning footage. Unusual Phenomea Reports: Ball Lightning

Is This Video of a 'Globular Bolt' Real?

ball lightning footage

Shortly after that, three yellow balls of light rolled from the chimney onto the hearth of the fireplace. The Israeli team demonstrated the phenomenon with copper, salts, water and carbon. There does not, however, seem to be any other explanation! I would welcome any comments or feedback on this. While I was in the hallway, a blue ball of light came through the window and traveled to the opposite window at the other end of the hall. Probably the most famous theory was advanced by the Russian Nobel Prize winner Pyotr Kapitsa, who claimed that ball lightning is caused by a standing wave of electromagnetic radiation. They live in a neighborhood so there are houses all around and it is a one story house.

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What is Ball Lightning? (with picture)

ball lightning footage

This confirms the impression I had from speaking to my Father and my Aunt, who had encounters with each type of ball lightning. How they are conducting their studies, I have no idea. My Aunts encounter was very different. During one late-evening thunderstorm in July 2012, they saw ball lightning appear just after a lightning strike about 900 meters from their apparatus and were able to record a spectrum and high-speed video footage of the ball. That was a very expensive storm. Changing colors The ball lightning changed from purple to orange to white to red before it faded.

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Periodically I hear stories about ball lightning. Does this phenomenon really exist? Could a ball of plasma remain stable for several seconds, as some researchers have claimed?

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It hovers in the air somewhere between a few seconds and a couple minutes, with an average of 25 seconds, then disappears either silently or with a loud bang. Ball Lightning — An Unsolved Problem in Atmospheric Physics. When there is a good thunder storm around I usually find a safe place to sit and enjoy the show. In fact, I didn't tell anyone until a few years ago when I read about some and then was sure that I really had seen them. Share Appearing to be 16ft 5m wide, the glow only made an appearance for less than two seconds, said researchers from Northwestern Normal University in Lanzhou, China.

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Ball lightning.

ball lightning footage

I've never mentioned this to anyone before. Does anyone know what might have happened? I have a stuffed seal, and insomnia. These then recombine to form nanoparticles or filaments which, while still floating in air, react with oxygen, releasing heat and emitting the glow. This yields concentric luminous bubbles. I am the only one who saw it, so my friends questioned my sanity. The balls were generated from high-power electric sparks, discharged by electrodes partly submerged in electrolyte solutions. In fact, I was just trying to process the event -- everything I know did not explain what I was seeing -- and it didn't even occur to me to run to get a camera.

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What is Ball Lightning? (with picture)

ball lightning footage

My son was there too and he thought it would come through the window and he ducked. We were standing on a high terrace at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum which is on the western slope of the Tucson Mountains west of the city. I've gone through the last 48 years thinking our's was an isolated experiece. Initially the ball had only one tail and it rotated in the same direction as the ring. It is in general described as a luminous sphere, most often the size of a small child's head.

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Ball lightning

ball lightning footage

I have a friend who claims to have seen ball lightning. However, this is the first time the phenomenon has been successfully filmed outside of a lab. Several hypotheses have been advanced since the phenomenon was brought into the scientific realm by the English physician and electrical researcher in 1843, and scientist in 1855. He kept on telling me to wait. It manifests as a glowing ball about the size of a basketball, but sometimes as small as a golf ball or as large as a small car.

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