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Flyers take first place in the east with a 4-1 win against Lightning

Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to finish first in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Lightning didn’t just finish the game by finishing the preliminary round robin game with a 2-1 record. Tampa Bay defender Victor Hedman did not return after apparently twisting his right ankle when it …

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Coach Jon Cooper, Lightning has to “circle car” after losing defender Victor Hedman to injury in the round robin final

TORONTO – Tampa Bay Lightning defender Victor Hedman left the team’s round robin final on Saturday night after it was discovered he twisted his right ankle midway through the first half against the Philadelphia Flyers. After the 4-1 loss that secured the Eastern Conference number 2 for the Lightning, Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper had no information on Hedman’s status …

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NASA publishes images of “superbolts” of lightning on Jupiter

NASA has just announced that the Juno spacecraft has again observed “superbolts” of lightning in Jupiter’s atmosphere. And while spotting lightning isn’t new to the Jumbo Planet, this latest observation can help answer some big questions. Big questions like: Why is there such a funky distribution of ammonia in the gas giant’s atmosphere? In an announcement that comes over Science …

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft reveals Jupiter’s unusual electrical storms: “Shallow Lightning” and “Mushballs”

This figure uses data obtained from NASA’s Juno mission to represent high-altitude electrical storms on Jupiter. Juno’s sensitive Stellar Reference Unit camera detected unusual lightning strikes on Jupiter’s dark side during the spacecraft’s close flybys on the planet. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt The spacecraft may have figured out where the colorless gas was …

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The electrical buzzing of life can be caused by primal lightning

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on Thursday, July 9, at 11:00 a.m.CET. An electrical hum can be heard in most animals, including ourselves. Nobody knows where it came from or why it actually exists. New research suggests that this electrical hum came from primal flashes. Most vertebrates and invertebrates have a constant cellular electrical background activity, often caused by …

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Usain Bolt shares first photos of Baby Olympia Lightning

“Blitz” hit Usain Bolt. On Tuesday, the 33-year-old Olympian – who is considered the largest sprinter in the world – introduced the crowd to his little girl Olympia Lightning Bolt, whom he shares with his lover Kasi Bennett. “Now we have started a new chapter together with our daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt,” wrote Bolt on Instagram. “I am looking forward …

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The breathtaking NASA image of the “rare lightning phenomenon” looks like huge red ALIENS in the sky

NASA has shared an image of a rare “red sprite” flash that looks scary like an alien invasion. The red lightning branches over a French mountain range like jellyfish or fireworks. 2nd The red sprite flash in the top left corner could easily be mistaken for something pretty scaryPhoto credit: Stephane Vetter (TWAN) / NASA The amazing picture was taken …

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