Would it be possible to protect oneself from lightning strikes in the future?

2023-10-31

A researcher talks about an ongoing lightning research at the department that could help to understand how to protect oneself from lightning strikes,  an interview with UR Sverige forskar.

In the series "Sverige forskar", UR (Utbildningsradion) interviewed Vernon Cooray, professor emeritus at the Division of Electricity. Vernon talks about a new technology that uses laser pulses and how this technology could help protect people and infrastructure from lightning strikes in the future.

Watch the UR Sverige forskar episode "Att styra blixtar" (EN: "to control lightning") about the work (in Swedish).

Youtube version of the episode "Att styra blixtar - Sverige forskar" in Swedish"

Read more about Prof. Vernon Cooray's lightning research at the department.

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Last modified: 2023-11-20