Thunderclouds Make Gamma Rays—and Shoot Out Antimatter, Too

Meanwhile, back on Earth, it seems that you don’t need a particle accelerator to become the Hulk, you just need to fly through a thunderstorm. An ordinary, everyday thunderstorm.

Thunderstorms give out powerful blasts of gamma rays and x-rays, shooting beams of particles—and even antimatter—into space. The atmosphere is a stranger place than we ever imagined

Source: Thunderclouds Make Gamma Rays—and Shoot Out Antimatter, Too – Scientific American

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