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  1. OmCheeto attached a file to the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    And in spite of what my eyes see, the maths seems to work out. I digitized the path of a projectile yesterday, snagged a number from the...

    2018.06.17.lava.flow.speed.calculation.png Jun 18, 2018 at 12:18 PM
  2. OmCheeto liked davenn's post in the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    cuz it takes much more energy to push skywards against gravity then to flow horizontally like a river :wink: That horizontal speed in...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  3. OmCheeto replied to the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    Per the USGS on Twitter: USGS Volcanoes ‏Verified account @USGSVolcanoes 7 hours ago In Kīlauea Volcano’s #LERZ lava from fissure 8...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 7:58 PM
  4. OmCheeto liked davenn's post in the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    farrrrrrrrrrrrrr out !! :wideeyed::)) if it wasn't for the normal looking speed of the 2 people walking back down off the lava field to...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 7:58 PM
  5. OmCheeto replied to the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    This seems kind of unreal. [MEDIA]

    Jun 17, 2018 at 7:06 PM
  6. OmCheeto liked anorlunda's post in the thread Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption.

    No, that portion is named California. :wink::wink::wink:

    Jun 17, 2018 at 4:58 PM
  7. OmCheeto replied to the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    Thanks! I was very suspicious of that 120K number. 30,000,000/120,000 = 250 My guess now is that those are daily lightning strikes by...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 3:01 PM
  8. OmCheeto liked jim mcnamara's post in the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    @OmCheeto - consider taking that 120K lightning strikes per year in India total as an underestimate, possibly by orders of magnitude....

    Jun 16, 2018 at 2:22 PM
  9. OmCheeto liked Asymptotic's post in the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    Another NASA article, this one on the effect of Saharan sandstorms on Florida weather. Not all of the lightning storms that pop up in...

    Jun 15, 2018 at 1:05 PM
  10. OmCheeto replied to the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    This is interesting. I googled: pollution's effects on cloud formation and the first hit was an article about a NASA study. It's...

    Jun 15, 2018 at 2:40 AM
  11. OmCheeto replied to the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    On the other hand, there may be a relation between pollution and lightning:...

    Jun 15, 2018 at 1:52 AM
  12. OmCheeto replied to the thread A significant increase in lightning during rains.

    According to the BBC, a very severe lightning storm to your south two months ago was attributed to an unusual weather pattern: BBC;...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 11:42 PM