Giant red jellyfish that appear and disappear above thunderstorms may originate in plasma irregularities caused by meteors.
Long-range laser technology could help direct lightning away from buildings, and this definitely won't be used for evil.
The ISS is hunting lightning, for science, and pictures like these are a side-effect.
NASA’s small Firefly satellite takes to the sky to study the big mysteries of lightning.
A recent demo from Nokia charged a cellphone with a simulated lightning bolt, but will we ever really get 1.21 gigawatts out of the sky?
NASA sends its Firestation instrument to the ISS in order to study specific details about lightning that occurs on Earth.
Travis Roe captured this spectacular image of lightning lighting up the Grand Canyon.
In January, Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupted, and boy was it angry. Never mess with a volcano if it's dishing out lava and lightning at the same time.
Dean Mullin took this picture on Belait Beach in Brunei. This long exposure shot of lightning over the South China Sea shows an offshore oil platform in the lower left, too.
Don't worry, scientists are using their powers for good when they harness lightning in a lab to destroy concrete. The lightning zap breaks up the rubble into its core components without all the environmental mess created by shredding it.