Antimatter from your Local Thunderstorm

Confirming observations by NASA of Gamma Rays from a space-based telescope, Japanese scientists have detected the characteristic signature of antimatter from lightning strikes. The astroquarks explore this and a new proposal that suggests that dark matter may not exist. It really does, but it’s a cool idea anyway. Also, trivia this episode takes a look at long-term natural cycles that affect the climate (much slower than we currently are).

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