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When a bolt of lightning hits sand, a glass formation is created called fulgurite. This project is about using this powerful nature phenomena to create an usable object.
After three years (2012) the result was presented by Elliott at Beckmans Graduation Show, receiving great recognition for its boundless curiosity and ambitious scale.
"- After being in contact with almost every university, lab and lunatic involved with lightning available, it seemed like this actually was theoretically possible, just highly unlikely to become a successful design project. I didn't let this bother me.
My best option was to do it old school NASA style - An antenna of copper wire sent up with weather balloons during a thunder storm. I hope you enjoy the film."