The Nightingale, Danny Trejo, Twitch Studio, and more in today's daily Link Tank!
A supermassive black hole has 2.25 billion times the mass of our sun.
“Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in northern Chile, astronomers have captured an extraordinary glimpse of a huge swirling disk of cold, dense interstellar gas rotating around a supermassive black hole.”
Danny Trejo became a real-life hero after rescuing a baby trapped in an overturned car.
“Danny Trejo is known for playing a lot of villains and anti-heroes, but he proved on Wednesday how much of a real-life hero he was by helping to rescue a baby from an overturned car in Los Angeles.”
A Mexican physicist has developed a new formula on how lenses are manufactured.
“It’s a problem that plagues even the priciest of lenses, manufactured to the most exacting specifications: the center of the frame might be razor-sharp, but the corners and edges always look a little soft. It’s a problem that’s existed for thousands of years with optical devices, and one that was assumed to be unsolvable until a Mexican physicist developed a mind-melting formula that could revolutionize how lenses are manufactured.”
The Nightingale is the most brutal film that you will see all summer.
“If Jennifer Kent were to have included all of the disturbing historical details she uncovered in researching her new film The Nightingale, she could have created something that even she admits would have tested her audience to an extreme degree. “The film I could have made just would have been unbearable,” she says. “I had to tone it down.”
Here are eleven camping essentials to help get you through the summer.
“If you’re hitting the trails this summer, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got everything you need to make your trip to the great outdoors the best it can be. Before you lose cell service, grab these 11 camping essentials.”
Twitch has recently launched its own streaming app, Twitch Studio.
“Twitch wants/needs people to stream content as often as possible, so it decided to make the act of streaming easier by launching an all-in-one solution called Twitch Studio. As The Verge reports, the closed beta of Twitch Studio launched this week and it aims to remove the need to use any other software in order to get a stream up and running. At the same time, it will integrate a number of features specific to Twitch which will “make it easy to engage with your community.”