On the Nature of Ball Lightning
The nature of ball lightning remains obscure. This is so because ball lightning represents a rather rare phenomenon which no one has so far managed to reproduce quite convincingly in laboratory conditions. There are many hypotheses about the nature of ball lightning [1, 2], but our present remarks have apparently not been published so far. They deserve attention mainly because their verification leads to a well-defined avenue of experimental research.
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