In physical cosmology and astronomy, dark energy is an unknown form of energy which is hypothesized to permeate all of space, tending to accelerate the expansion of the universe.
Hawaiians were taught that there was a place of darkness called Milu and a place of light called Wakea. The aumakua were the intermediaries between the living and the dead.
Na aumakua mai ka po mai
Nana i na pua, ho‘okomo iloko o keia po o ka malamalama.
"Aumakua of the night,
Watch over your offspring, enfold them in the belt of light,"
The ancient technique of encaustic painting involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added, then applied to a rigid surface, usually wood.
During this painstaking process, various elements are added to both warmed and cooled wax to create the textures, lines, and ghosts you see in the final works.