Could Lightning Power a Town?

15 June 2012
Presented by Chris Smith, Redi Tlhabi.

LIGHTNING

Lightning bolt in the sky

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What gives a flame its colour, and what is the hottest part? What limits the height of a skyscraper? How does post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV work? How do they put the lines on a clay tennis court? Why do some songs cause goose-pimples? Why are some people better at withstanding temperature extremes? And can lightning be collected as a power-source? Join us for the answers and some lively chat from Talk Radio 702, South Africa.

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