Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Science is Beautiful!

Whoa-oh! Behold the first-ever x-ray photograph of a lightning strike:

You can click through on the image to read Geekosystem's short article about the image. Apparently the camera was the size of a refrigerator and had to be shielded in lead!

Image via Geekosystem

Author website: J. J. DeBenedictis


Travis Erwin said...

Cool. Very cool.

jjdebenedictis said...

Travis: Probably pretty hot, but I know what you mean.

fairyhedgehog said...

I nearly said what Travis said, so I'll settle for "amazing" instead!

Sylvia said...

Amazingly cool! And hot. And electrifying! ;)

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