Lightning storm! Our article has gone viral

This image could only be more popular if we photoshopped a Pikachu in there.

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — Our article on the laser-induced plasma channel technology has gone viral! We’ve been featured in quite a few media outlets from across the country as well as on international websites.

A slew of technology and science news sites have run the image and have adapted the release for their own.

A few media outlets in the United Kingdom have run it as well.

Here’s one from the Philippines, Russia, and Turkey.

And if I understood Portuguese, Hungarian, German, Lithuanian, and especially the Polish language, I could tell you what they said about the technology.

Oh, and it also appeared here, here, and here.

Zap! Picatinny engineers set phasers to ‘fry’

Verily, we shot this car with a laser-guided lightning bolt (Mjolnir not required).

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — Scientists and engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are busy developing a device that will shoot lightning bolts down laser beams to destroy its target. Soldiers and science fiction fans, you’re welcome.

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