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Thunderstorms as Nature's Particle Accelerators

Forget the Large Hadron Collider, Mother Nature has her own version of an accelerator, created by unique conditions that sometimes occur during thunderstorms, some 40 kilometers above the surface of the Earth.

May 25, 2010
3:45 AM EDT
WATCH VIDEO: Discovery News investigates how and why the Large Hadron Collider is smashing protons together at record energies.

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