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    Dust Particles in the Martian Atmosphere can Create Static Electricity, but not Enoug

    Lightning is one of the most powerful forces in nature.* Up to 1 billion volts of electricity can flow into a strike in less than a second.* Such a large energy buildup can be created by even a relatively simple cause – two particles rubbing together.* A team at the University of Oregon has now …
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    To imagine an analog of the electric discharge that can occur in the conditions of Martian storms, rub a balloon on dry hair, and then "glue" it to the window glass.

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