Posts by Jessica Stewart

April 11, 2019

This Is the First Photo of a Black Hole and It’s a Huge Milestone in Science

In a historic event, an international team of scientists and astronomers released the first ever photograph of a black hole. To take the image that many thought was impossible, they needed the help of a virtual telescope the size of Earth. The groundbreaking photograph shows a massive black hole at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy, which is located 55 million light years from Earth and was released by Event Horizon Telescope (EHT).

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April 10, 2019

Sculptor “Unzips” a Building in Milan for Mind-Bending Art Installation

British sculptor Alex Chinneck has brought his mind-bending illusions to Italy with an incredible installation in Milan. Concurrently with Milan Design Week, Chinneck has literally unzipped the facade of a building in the city in what he calls the most ambitious work he’s ever made. In addition to the incredible exterior, the building’s interior is also filled with several installations that carry through the zipper theme, making for a cohesive and immersive experience.

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April 9, 2019

Architects Unveil Self-Sustaining Floating City at the United Nations

With sea levels on the rise and a lack of affordable housing becoming a global problem, designers, architects, and developers are reimagining our urban landscape by turning to the sea. As a result, floating cities are becoming a viable option for the future. In fact, the United Nations agency UN-Habitat recently held a roundtable on sustainable floating cities. Leading the charge in this initiative is the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

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April 8, 2019

Interview: Artist Spends 6 Years Photographing Life’s Perfectly Timed Coincidences

Over the past six years, artist Denis Cherim has been creatively using his photography to explore the small coincidences that surround us. Perfectly aligned trees, rays of light that cast interesting shadows, moments of duality created by architecture—these are just some of the many occurrences discovered during the Coincidence Project. This hunt for serendipitous moments has been a long one, but the photographer shows no signs of slowing down.

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