Space telescope captures storm-generated gamma-ray bursts
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Typhoon Bolaven was one of the storms observed by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

From Ben Franklin to Dr Frankenstein, lightning has long fascinated and enlightened scientists. Now NASA is studying another fascinating – and surprising – product of thunderstorms: gamma rays. NASA estimates that around a thousand gamma ray bursts are produced each day around the globe and has been using the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope to gain a better understanding of these high-energy events, which have tens of millions of times the energy of visible light.

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