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Lightning Standing Stone Circles

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Are some megalithic standing stone cicles designed and constructed to attract lightning strikes? Archaeology survey near Callanish say yes. But why would they need it? A geophysical survey around one of the stones has astonished archaeologists by revealing a star-shaped pattern formed by one, or possibly multiple, earth-shaking lightning strikes. New technology has exposed a …

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Lightning shocked quartz

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Should some meteorite impact shocked quartz and glass be credited as formed by lightning discharges? Dr Jay Melosh – Purdue University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences – expands on the implications of a University of Pennsylvania 2017 paper. Melosh suggests that some meteorite glass found around the world might …

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