Lightning simulator

iconThis is really a quincunx made to look like lightning for a bit of fun. The lightning has to make 20 left or right choices on its way to the ground. If the stick man stays put he has a 1 in $2^{20}$ chance of being struck on each flash. That's roughly one micromort. As the strikes hit the ground the number of hits in each place appears as a bar chart.

You can access the animation in a large window here. If you click on the animation and then use the arrow keys you can move the stick man into a more dangerous zone.

This animation needs Flash player 10.
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