Lightning – the bright flashes that put the thunder in thunderstorm – is just one of several mysterious atmospheric phenomena perplexing scientists today. Only recently, scientists learned that thunderstorms sometimes emit bursts of X-ray and gamma-ray radiation. They are now looking at how lightning and these bursts of radiation might be related and what threat the radiation could pose to airliners.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December 2014, San Francisco, USA|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Event||conference; American Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting; 2014-12-15; 2014-12-19 - |
Duration: 15 Dec 2014 → 19 Dec 2014
|Conference||conference; American Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting; 2014-12-15; 2014-12-19|
|Period||15/12/14 → 19/12/14|
|Other||American Geosciences Union (AGU) 2014 Fall Meeting|