Title Science in Action Media name/outlet BBC World Service Media type Radio Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 9/04/17 Description Why Aeroplanes Survive a Bolt of Lightning?
An aeroplane struck by lightning, might sound like the stuff of horror films. But thanks to the Faraday cage effect, planes are completely safe from damage when flying through a electrical storm. Caroline Steel wanted to test this for herself when she visited Manchester University’s High Voltage Lab. She even got to press the big red button!
URL www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04ygc1x#playt=0h12m35s Persons Vidyadhar Peesapati
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- Faraday Cage