What is a Lightning Sprite?
A Lightning Sprite is an awesome physical phenomenon: an amazing coloured flash of electricity and light created high above a thunderstorm when positive lightning bursts from a cloud to the ground.
A flash of inspiration leading to something extraordinary and beautiful.
A Lightning Sprite
Photo credit: H. H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen
Lightning Sprites caught on film
Lightning Sprites c/o Prof. Steven A. Cummer, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department,
Duke University, Durham, NC (USA)