Representatives of scientific and technical communities from over 30 countries discuss atmospheric discharges and lightning protection during the 34th International Conference on Lightning Protection ICLP`2018, which started in Rzeszów on Monday.
Our current technology is completely unsuitable for travelling to the centre of the Earth. The temperature and pressure are so high inside the Earth that none of the known materials could withstand these conditions, says Dr. Mirosław Jastrzębski from the Institute of Geological Sciences PAS.
The white streak that the plane leaves behind it in the sky is simply a cloud of water droplets or ice crystals. It forms when hot steam from the engines liquefies, mixing with cold air at high altitude. Just like steam from a kettle - says cloud physicist Prof. Szymon Malinowski.
Tornadoes that carried people and animals into the air were recorded in Poland already in two previous centuries. Storms will become more frequent with the warming climate, but it is difficult to predict how their intensity will change - says Dr. Mateusz Taszarek, "storm hunter" and forecaster from Adam Mickiewicz University.