The pastures are full of ghosts for me, the morning woods full of angels. Now and then they give me a broad hint.
‘Taken in various locations around Maniwa and Okayama Prefecture in Japan between 2008-2011 this brilliant series of photographs captures the wild frenzy of gold fireflies as they mate after thunderstorms during the June to July rainy season.’ (via Stunning Long Exposure Photographs of Gold Fireflies in Japan | Colossal)
Gravity WavesCredit: Henze/NASA
Gravity waves are distortions in the fabric of space-time predicted by Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The gravitational waves travel at the speed of light, but they are so weak that scientists expect to detect only those created during colossal cosmic events, such as black hole mergers like the one shown above. LIGO and LISA are two detectors designed to spot the elusive waves.