NOTICE: Citizendium is still being set up on its newer server, treat as a beta for now; please see here for more.
Citizendium - a community developing a quality comprehensive compendium of knowledge, online and free. Click here to join and contribute—free
CZ thanks our previous donors. Donate here. Treasurer's Financial Report -- Thanks to our content contributors. --

Lightning/Related Articles

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is basically copied from an external source and has not been approved.
Main Article
Talk
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
 
A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Lightning.
See also changes related to Lightning, or pages that link to Lightning or to this page or whose text contains "Lightning".

Parent topics

Subtopics

Other related topics

Bot-suggested topics

Auto-populated based on Special:WhatLinksHere/Lightning. Needs checking by a human.

  • Aircraft [r]: A vehicle capable of sustained flight within the Earth's atmosphere. [e]
  • Benjamin Franklin [r]: 1706-1790, American statesman and scientist, based in Philadelphia. [e]
  • Electricity [r]: The flow or presence of electric charge; the flow of electricity is an important carrier of energy. [e]
  • Film [r]: A visual medium involving the recording and display of images in motion over time, generally by photographic means. [e]
  • France [r]: Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954. [e]
  • Frequency modulation [r]: Technique for imposing information onto a electromagnetic signal of constant frequency -- the "carrier wave". [e]
  • Glider [r]: Type of unpowered aircraft that uses aerodynamic lift to slow its rate of descent. [e]
  • Hindenburg (LZ-129) [r]: Large German commercial passenger-carrying rigid airship, the lead ship of the Hindenburg class, the largest flying machines of any kind ever built, until destroyed by fire on 6 May 1937. [e]
  • Kilometre [r]: An SI unit of length, equal to 1000 metres, commonly used for measuring distances on the earth's surface. [e]
  • Light [r]: The part of the electromagnetic spectrum visible to a species' biological eye. [e]
  • Metre (unit) [r]: Unit of length; one of the seven SI base units. [e]
  • Physician [r]: A health science professional fully licensed to practice medicine and surgery. [e]
  • Romania [r]: South-east European republic (population c. 22.2 million; capital Bucharest) on the western shore of the Black Sea, and divided by the arc of the Carpathian Mountains, which enclose the Transylvanian basin in the north-west; borders Ukraine, Moldavia, Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria. [e]
  • Singapore [r]: Even though of tiny size, one of the world's most prosperous countries, a trading and transportation center of Southeast Asia, made up of islands between Malaysia and Indonesia. [e]
  • Snake (organism) [r]: Elongate legless carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes, order Squamata, abundant in all warm countries. [e]
  • Speed of light [r]: A physical constant c describing the speed of electromagnetic radiation in vacuum. In the International System of Units the metre is the distance light travels in classical vacuum in 1/c seconds, using the defined value c = c0299  792  458 m/s (exact). [e]
  • Venus (planet) [r]: The second planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman goddess of love. [e]
  • Vitrification [r]: A process of converting a material into a glass-like amorphous solid that is free from any crystalline structure, either by the quick removal or addition of heat, or by mixing with an additive. [e]
  • Vortex [r]: Spiraling motion around a common center of rotation. [e]