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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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Nature’s Electrode

Nature’s Electrode By Andrew Hall The image above is from NOAA and illustrates the consensus theory of lightning genesis. As you can see, it shows electrons collecting like marbles in a sink, accelerating down a slippery slope into what looks like a drain. A typical cloud-to-ground lightning needs a billion-trillion …

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