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Browse: New Theory for Ball Lightning
The existence of ball lightning was once disputed. There have now been so many reliable reports of glowing balls, particularly during and after thunderstorms, that it has been accepted as a genuine phenomenon, but the cause has remained mysterious. Books on the topic admit to puzzlement, particularly at reports of ball lightning occurring inside houses and aeroplanes.