Posts by Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

April 20, 2021

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Successfully Takes History-Making Flight on Mars

NASA has achieved another first thanks to the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter. On April 19, it became the first aircraft in history to make a controlled flight on another planet after a nearly 40-second trip above Mars' surface. The helicopter, which is solar-powered, achieved what was once thought impossible and had its own Wright brothers moment. In fact, NASA has even named the Martian airfield where the flight took place after these icons of aviation.

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April 15, 2021

A COVID-Friendly Embrace Wins the World Press Photo of the Year

For lovers of photojournalism, the wait is over. The annual World Press Photo Contest has just released the winners of the 2021 competition. As the world's foremost awards for international photojournalism, the contest attracts the highest quality of work. Danish photojournalist Mads Nissen saw his work awarded the top prize, as his moving photo of a COVID-19-friendly embrace in Brazil won World Press Photo of the Year.

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April 12, 2021

10 Subscription Boxes That Will Bring Joy to Your Mom’s Door Every Month

Though Mother's Day only comes once a year, why not show your mom some extra appreciation over the course of several months? By selecting a subscription box to gift your mom, you can give the most important woman in your life a special treat delivered right to her door. Whether you are near or far, it's the perfect way for your mother to know that you're thinking of her.

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