Spring / Summer 2018
Next Generation of Lightning Protection
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
What It’s Like To Be Struck By Lightning
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
What to Do in a Thunderstorm
CNN's Holly Firfer shares the best ways to stay safe and avoid being hit by lightning in a thunderstorm.
Combating Copper Theft
The utility sector is vital to national, state, and local economies - provide thousands of jobs and billions in revenue worldwide
Storm Lights Up Disney World
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.
Critical Shortage of Skilled Workers….
Within the next few years, experts are predicting a severe shortage and increasing demand for skilled electrical technicians here in the United States….
Electrifying Photos of Lightning
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….
44 Army Rangers Struck By Lightning
When lightning struck 44 Army Rangers this week in Florida, leaving 11 in the hospital, jaws must have dropped. What are the odds….
When a Plane is Struck by Lightning
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….
American Men More Likely to Be Killed…
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….
Airman Overcomes Lightning Strike
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….
What Happens When Lightning Strikes?
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….
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