First-Ever Footage of Lightning Being Triggered

Low Frequency Array (LOFAR)—a state-of-the-art network of thousands of radio telescopes primarily used for astronomy—tunes its antennas to thunderclouds when storms roll in and impede its normal work. This allows the tool to document that “million or so radio pulses that emanate from each lightning flash,” according to Wired, “on a meter-by-meter scale in three dimensions, and with a frame rate 200 times faster than …

Baby Bolt Pendant

Jill Platner discovered her love of metal working in NYC while attending the Parson’s School of Design, and began creating jewelry as a side project to her sculptural pieces. Whether you’re a Bowie fan or just want a piece with a bit of energy, her sterling silver baby bolt pendant will add a little zap to your wardrobe.