Ball Lightning in a Lab?

Ball_lightning
New Scientist magazine reports that scientists in Brazil have found a way to produce "ball lightning" (or something like it) in a laboratory experiment. "Ball lightning could soon lose its status as a mystery, now that a team
in Brazil has cooked up a simple recipe for making similar eerie orbs
of light in the lab," writes Hazel Muir  in this article at the New Scientist website.

Ball lightning is a subject that fascinated Townsend Brown, as it has fascinated others over the years.  But some of the contributors over at fusor.net have their doubts about these experiments in Brazil.

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4 Responses to Ball Lightning in a Lab?

  1. Rocky says:

    It sounds too good to be true, which is the case. This may be a mechanism for some ball lightning incidents, however, ball lightning forms over water as often as over land. Without a source for the silicon, their explanation won’t hold water. Good shot, no cigar. The following link is a good example of ball lightning over water.
    http://www.ernmphotography.com/Pages/Ball_Lightning/OtherBLPages/fbparks/BL_Triple_Waterspout.html

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  4. Joseph Hiddink says:

    A flying Saucer System works too. I discovered and patented it in Canada and the USA in 1978. Nasa did not like it, the propulsion engineers would become obsolete.
    Who would need them if we could fly to the Moon in an hour without heat-shields, barf-bags or osteoporosis?

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