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Who discovered lighting?
Question Date: 2013-06-03
Answer 1:

We can say that nobody discovered lightning, because it has been since Earth was born. But Benjamin Franklin discovered in 1772 that lightning was a powerful electrical discharge; he discovered that lightning was electricity.

Lightning takes place during thunderstorms, dust storms, forest fires, tornadoes, and volcanic eruptions. Lightning occurs during high electric potential between two regions of space.

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