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2021-01-24 9:41:56 PM  
Neal Stephenson wrote a neat short story that involves this phenomenon, Atmosphæra Incognita.
 
2021-01-24 9:57:08 PM  
I'm guessing that most people don't know what K-Mart or blue light specials even were any more.
 
2021-01-24 10:41:53 PM  

FrancoFile: Neal Stephenson wrote a neat short story that involves this phenomenon, Atmosphæra Incognita.


Serious question, what is the Cliff Notes version of the difference began this and a Sprite?

/no 7up or other soft drink/soda/coke comments, please.
 
2021-01-24 11:53:04 PM  

eltejon: Serious question, what is the Cliff Notes version of the difference began this and a Sprite?


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2021-01-24 11:53:57 PM  

eltejon: /no 7up or other soft drink/soda/coke comments, please.


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2021-01-25 12:36:38 AM  

eltejon: FrancoFile: Neal Stephenson wrote a neat short story that involves this phenomenon, Atmosphæra Incognita.

Serious question, what is the Cliff Notes version of the difference began this and a Sprite?

/no 7up or other soft drink/soda/coke comments, please.


The difference is where in the atmosphere they're observed
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper​-​atmospheric_lightning
 
2021-01-25 1:58:25 AM  
"Artist impression of lightning in clouds seen from space"

in other words: fake.
 
2021-01-25 6:44:15 AM  

ItachiNai: eltejon: FrancoFile: Neal Stephenson wrote a neat short story that involves this phenomenon, Atmosphæra Incognita.

Serious question, what is the Cliff Notes version of the difference began this and a Sprite?

/no 7up or other soft drink/soda/coke comments, please.

The difference is where in the atmosphere they're observed
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper-​atmospheric_lightning


Thank you 👍
 
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