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Tornadoes and Lightning (April 21, 2012 - Part 1)

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Part 1 of 3: Roy Masters, Ken Wayne and Steve Grow talk about the physics of tornadoes and lightning strikes, and the possibility of radio interference. Roy believes a continuous arc of the tornado creates a “vacuum that sucks up the earth.” He notes that clouds act as a capacitor for one lightning strike, but when lightning goes for continuous minutes, you have a continuous arc. Roy then wonders why tornadoes aren't well understood.

Our hosts move on to talking about diamonds and their properties, and Roy used to be a diamond cutter.

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