Omega News

Summer 2017
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Ben Franklin’s studies in the fields of electricity and lightning led him to invent the basic lightning rod and many of the structural lightning protection….More
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Sometimes they’ll keep clothing, the strips of shirt of trousers that weren’t cut away and discarded by the doctors and nurses. They’ll tell and retell their story….More
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The utility sector is vital to national, state, and local economies - provide thousands of jobs and billions in revenue worldwide….More
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Visitors waiting for a fireworks show at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park experienced a different kind of light show. An incoming storm delayed Friday night fireworks.….More
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Within the next few years, experts are predicting a severe shortage and increasing demand for skilled electrical technicians here in the United States….More
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When a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical. Seattle photographer Tim Durkan remembers the time….More
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When lightning struck 44 Army Rangers this week in Florida, leaving 11 in the hospital, jaws must have dropped. What are the odds….More
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It’s the kind of in-flight problem that can give fliers a jolt - and we’re not talking about turbulence. We’re talking about airplanes that get hit by lightning mid-flight….More
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Lightning strikes in the United States are almost six times more likely to kill a man than a woman, according to recently released data from the federal….More
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A weather airman who issues warnings when lightning strikes take place within five miles of an air base here knows the danger. He’s a lightning strike survivor….More
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There are few things in nature more awe inspiring that an intense electrical storm, complete with flashes of lightning so brilliant they can turn night into day….More

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