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Lightning Has Powerful Air Cleaning Properties, Surprising Analysis Reveals – ScienceAlert

Lightning could be a much more important atmospheric cleanser than previously thought, according to a new analysis of historical measurements gathered from a storm-chasing…

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Lightning could be a much more important atmospheric cleanser than previously thought, according to a new analysis of historical measurements gathered from a storm-chasing airplane back in 2012 data which were originally thought to be inaccurate.
While some of the air-scrubbing qualities of lightning bolts are already well understood in particular the creation of nitric oxide and hydroxide that can flush out various greenhouse gases from the sky there’s a lot more going on here, according to the…

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