A Global Loss for Architecture

A Global Loss for Architecture

The death of Iraqi- British architect Zaha Hadid, whose modern futuristic designs include a 39-apartment building under construction along the High Line, has caused reverberations in the architecture world. Hadid, 66, died at a Miami Hospital Thursday after she had a heart attack while being treated for bronchitis.The architect leaves a legacy that pushed architectural […]

A News Flash From Deep Space

A News Flash From Deep Space

Gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes have come to Earth. This is not exactly a local story: The waves emanated from a galaxy far, far away—about a billion light years, to be more or less precise. But scientists from New York’s Columbia University are part of a team that detected the waves. […]

Helping Hands Reach Out to Flint Residents

Helping Hands Reach Out to Flint Residents

Almost 600 volunteers from the aid agency Islamic Relief USA distributed truckloads of water bottles over the past two months to residents of Flint, Michigan, a city in a state of emergency due to its contaminated drinking water. The group, a humanitarian aid agency, has joined other Muslim organizations and the American Red Cross in supplying […]