Nature’s Electrode | Space News

Space News -- Nature's Electrode

In this episode, Thunderbolts colleague Andrew Hall explores the evidence that lightning is the product of the electromagnetic circuitry connecting the earth and the Sun. On planet Earth, the most obvious and dramatic display of electricity in nature is lightning. But what causes lightning? Although there currently is a consensus …

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Electric Dunes of Titan | Space News

Space News -- Electric Dunes of Titan

New scientific reports are offering further confirmation of the importance of electrical processes in planetary geology. Scientists studying the mysterious sand dunes of the Saturnian moon Titan are reporting that electrostatic forces may play a significant role in configuring the dunes’ puzzling shapes. A Scientific American article reports the team’s …

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