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New Mexican clouds shot with frickin' laser beams! ahhh! :p

by shawnlin / April 14, 2008 4:46 AM PDT

New Mexican clouds shot with frickin' laser beams! ahhh! Silly

The researchers harassed two passing storms from their evil fortress (or observatory) with a high powered laser, fired in pulses. The laser light managed to generate clusters of plasma filaments that, in turn, caused electrical discharges within the thunderheads. It wasn't enough to get those coveted air-to-ground lighting strikes, though.


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(NT) Those wacky New Mexicans.
by kwahhn / April 14, 2008 4:50 AM PDT
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Hmmm, could be interesting
by DaveBinM / April 14, 2008 11:28 AM PDT

Now I'm just waiting to see this lightning harnessed for used like something out of Stargate Happy

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