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Southwest Research Institute scientists measured the sound waves from triggered lightning to create the first images of thunder Image Courtesy of University of Florida/Florida Institute of Technology/International Center for Lightning Research and Testing/Southwest Research Institute Download Southwest Research Institute scientists measured the sound waves from triggered lightning to create the first images of thunder (inset). Creating artificial lightning involves launching a small rocket trailing a grounded copper wire into thunder
Image Courtesy of University of Florida/Florida Institute of Technology/International Center for Lightning Research and Testing/Southwest Research Institute