David Hambling of Wired Science blog reports an interesting research endeavour to use the mysterious phenomenon of ball lightening as a weapon. Artificially produced electromagnetic “bullet” similar to a ball lightening can be ideal anti-missile weapon, generating an intense electromagnetic pulse on impact which would scramble the guidance system and any electronics, as well as causing thermal damage. To read more about this interesting idea, follow the link. Above is the video featured in this article shared on YT.
Ball lightening: mysterious yet weaponisable? March 23, 2009