Los Alamos National Lab Talk: Lightning

When:
September 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019-09-11T19:00:00-06:00
2019-09-11T21:00:00-06:00
Where:
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
USA
Cost:
Free

Los Alamos National Lab Talk: Lightning

**FREE EVENT**

On any given day lightning flashes nearly 4 million times across the earth. Yet it’s surprising that this routine natural phenomenon is still commonly misunderstood.

What triggers those bright cracks across the sky and determines the shape of a lightning bolt?

Join Los Alamos scientist Tess Light on a journey to explore lightning’s role in the atmosphere and some of the mysteries of this beautiful and puzzling phenomenon.

There will be a Q+A After the presentation

Showing on Wednesday September 11 2019 7:00 PM (120 Minutes)

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