Finally, after centuries of reports but no evidence to study, ball lightning has be elevated from anecdote to scientific fact. Researchers in China have filmed and analyzed the optical spectrum of ball lightning.
(1901 interpretation of a ball lightening strike from Wikicommons)
No more “swamp gas” explanations allowed! See original article via Fox News: http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/scientists-accidentally-capture-ball-lightning-proving-it-to-be-a-true-natural-phenomena-not-an-optical-illusion/story-fn5fsgyc-1226806565419