The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory is made up of two detectors, this one in Livingston, La., and one near Hanford, Wash. The detectors use giant arms in the shape of an "L" to measure tiny ripples in the fabric of the universe.
Members of the rock group Four O'clock Heroes, performing in 2011, used MySpace to promote their work. The social network may have lost millions of media files uploaded by users.
Calculating more than 31 trillion digits of pi took months for Emma Haruka Iwao and her team, who beat the previous record for the most accurate value of pi by trillions of digits.
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Electric scooters are pictured on a sidewalk in Paris in June 2018. Multiple companies offer the small vehicles for rent by the minute in cities around the world, including many in the U.S.
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The U.S. has warned Germany about possible repercussions of using Huawei in its upcoming 5G mobile network, citing security concerns. Here, a billboard for the Chinese telecom giant is seen in the Berlin Hauptbahnhof railway station.
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Demonstrators shout during a Free Internet rally in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday. The protesters fear widespread censorship and isolation, following a bill that calls for Russia to be cut off from the global Internet.