Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes and Airplanes

NASA scientists are in the process of searching for terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, or TGF for short. According to Dr. Philips of NASA, “the origin of TGFs is still a mystery, but researchers know this much: TGFs are associated with thunderstorms and lightning.” Learn more about TGFs and NASA’s attempts to understand the nature of these gamma-ray flashes online now here.