Wednesday Wanderings: Important Hubble Image, Queen Meets String Theory, Pagan Ritual Costumes, and Pretty Pictures

In 1996, scientists pointed the Hubble Space Telescope at what appeared to be a blank void in space. What they actually captured in the images is amazing:

Here is a physics student talking- well, singing, actually- about string theory to the tune of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. It may not exactly explain all that physics stuff, but it is still pretty darned cool:

Elaborate costumes still used in pagan rituals across Europe:

And just because I like to look at pretty things, here’s a slideshow of some beautiful garden landscapes: