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Lichtenberg figure left on a victim after being struck by lightning.

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wrec: malformalady: Lichtenberg figure left on a victim after being struck by lightning this is sso cool

The amazing mark left behind on a lightning strike survivor #lightning #scar #science

Fractal scarring: The amazing mark left behind on a lightning strike survivor

Lichtenberg scar- This is really cool. The guy got the fractal pattern scar from being struck by lightening.(makes me want to get struck by lightning.and live to tell the tale.

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Lichtenberg Figures are the name of the fractal-like scars left by lightning strikes on the human body.

Lightning scars - real or not real?

Lightning scars

Fact: you get a tattoo after getting struck by lightning. The electrical discharge of a lightning strike can leave a temporary tattoo-like marking or scar known as a Lichtenberg figure. The patterns created are known to be examples of fractals.

Lightning strike. Oh my goodness gracious, I can feel the pain. This is NOT a tat - well, I guess it's a tat by mother nature.

Lighting Strike = Free Tatoos

Interesting and spot on. This is actually a pic of a lightning strike victim, but pinner used it perfectly. Pinner said "My illness is Real! If Fibromyalgia was visible this is what it would like!

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The side walk after lighting strikes. Looks like tiny concrete lightning itself. So cool.

My fiancée saw this while walking this morning. There was a big thunderstorm last night.

Unsurprisingly gorgeous.

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