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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January 15, 2019

‘The Guardian’ Swaps Out Plastic for Compostable Wrapping to Reduce Harmful Waste

From tomorrow, for the first time, the Guardian’s Saturday magazines will be wrapped in a compostable wrapping derived from potato starch, replacing the current plastic wrapping. Starting with London, Essex, Norfolk, Kent, Herts & Suffolk, rolling out to the rest of the UK soon — Katharine Viner (@KathViner) January 11, 2019 Readers of the UK’s The Guardian newspaper may have noticed something a little different when they received last weekend’s edition.

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December 27, 2018

Artist Tired of Reading Bad News Illustrates the Good Things That Happened in 2018

Italian illustrator Mauro Gatti is tired of reading bad news. And he’s not alone; almost seven in 10 Americans, for instance, experience “news fatigue,” exhausted by both the sheer amount of information and how foreboding it can be. To help combat this, Gatti is using his artistic skills as a way to spread positivity. His Instagram account, The Happy Broadcast, aims to “counter hate and fear culture” by illustrating heartwarming stories from around the world.

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