Physicist Tess Light’s Frontiers In Science Lecture On Lightning Draws Capacity Crowd

IMG_4882 (1).jpgLos Alamos National Laboratory physicist Tess Light spoke to a capacity crowd Wednesday evening at the Cottonwood on the Greens Community Room as part of the Fellows of Los Alamos National Laboratory Frontiers in Science lecture series. Photo by Maire O’Neill/losalamosreporter.comIMG_4879.jpg

Bradbury Science Museum director Linda Deck, right, speaks with Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist Tess Light, prior to Light’s talk on ‘Lightning: Illuminating its Mystery’ Tuesday evening at Cottonwood on the Greens. Light discussed lightning’s role in the atmosphers, the different types of lightning, what triggers it and what determines the shape of a lightning bolt. The Frontiers in Sciences lecture series is intended to increase local public awareness of the diversity of science and engineering research at the LANL. Photo by Maire O’Neill/