How lightning creates nuclear reactions in the sky: Scientists prove for the first time that storms can trigger fission and anti-matter



Thunderstorms create radiation and antimatter in Earth's atmosphere that then rains down on our planet, scientists have found.
New research shows that lightning bolts trigger nuclear fission reactions in thunderclouds, firing radioactive particles toward Earth's surface.
Experts claim the 'fallout' poses no threat to life on our planet as it is no more dangerous than Earth's normal background radiation.
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WHAT THEY FOUND  Researchers have showed for the first time that radioactive gamma rays produced by lightning react with Earth's atmosphere.
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23 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 70
Source: Daily Mail
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