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Videos / Earth Sciences

Slow Motion Lightning
A nasty storm rolled through Chicago recently, and Craig Shimala was ready to capture it on film. Watch as lightning strikes the three tallest buildings in Chicago simultaneously, in high-definition and in slow motion!

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Super Slow Motion Lightning
Multiple tower upward lightning flash captured at 9,000 images per second in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Tsunami Viewed From Driving Car
This newly released video was recorded from a camera inside a car and shows the tsunami sweeping it away.

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Honshu Tsunami Propagation
The NOAA has compiled this advanced simulation of the wave patterns generated by the March 11 2011 earthquake in Honshu.

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Tsunami Devastates Kesennuma, Japan
After Friday's 9.0-magnitude earthquake, the tsunami rushes through the city of Kesennuma in Miyagi prefecture, north-east Japan.

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Green Lake - Austria
This meadow switches between being parkland and a lake. It gets flooded every year from melting snow and dries out every fall.

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