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Lightning research is charged with finding a rain gauge in space

Lightning research is charged with finding a rain gauge in space

Posted: December 9, 1996

Lightning research was once the stepchild of atmospheric science because of the belief that it had no connection with climate study. Now, thanks to new research at the University of Washington in Seattle, and to recent data from NASA's space-based lightning detector, scientists believe that lightning frequency might be a reliable surrogate for tracking precipitation… Read more »