Oddly, I’ve never posted the colour version of this photo before.
Lightning slowed down at 10,000 frames per second.
That is one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen
It’s like the sky is having an orgasm with the earth
A scientist holds a plastic block that he blasted with charged electric particles while investigating the notion of lightning as a rain trigger, 1962. Image: Fritz Goro—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images