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Picture of "Gravity waves" and Sprites on weather.com

  1. Oct 24, 2016 #1
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  3. Oct 24, 2016 #2

    Jonathan Scott

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    Gravity waves are not the same thing as gravitational waves. They are waves in a fluid where the restoring force is gravity, such as ordinary ocean waves.

    Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_wave
  4. Oct 24, 2016 #3
    :oops:oh, right. guess I should have googled that one - I honestly hadn't heard of it.
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