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. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. 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.

December 22, 2021

NASA Releases Incredible Audio From Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

It's incredible that we live in an age where we can actually see and hear what's happening on different planets. As various NASA missions send data back to Earth, the agency publishes it for the public to enjoy. The latest information comes courtesy of Juno, NASA's space probe that is exploring Jupiter. While it's constantly sending back images of the gas giant, new audio from Jupiter's moon Ganymede has just come to light.

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December 19, 2021

Photographer Reveals the Crystal Clear Waters of Mexico’s Underwater Caves

Photographer Joram Mennes has an interesting creative niche. Not only is he an underwater photographer, but he specializes in photographing cenotes on the Yucatan Peninsula. These underwater sinkholes form when limestone bedrock collapses and then fills with groundwater or rainwater. The Yucatan Peninsula is filled with these hidden gems—some known and others relatively unexplored. Thanks to photographers like Mennes, we're able to get a glimpse inside these mysterious environments.

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December 16, 2021

These Dazzling Images of the Northern Lights Are Considered the Best of 2021

The Northern Lights are one of Earth's greatest gifts. When this natural light show takes over the sky, it makes for an incredible moment. Unfortunately, these auroras are only visible in certain parts of the world, so that's where photographers come into play. Thanks to them, we're able to enjoy the beauty of the polar lights no matter where we live.

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December 13, 2021

Kyoto’s Historic Bamboo Forest Illuminated With Lanterns and Light Projections

Kyoto is known for its beauty, but things are getting even better this December. This historic Japanese city is motivating people to come out after dark by illuminating one of its most beloved sites—the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. From December 10 until December 19, the entire forest comes to life with special light installations and illuminations.

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