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The Filipino connection.
Last October 5, the Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to three individuals whose work is all about making difficult processes easier. According to the Nobel committee, Barry Sharpless and Morten Meldal have laid the foundation for a functional form of chemistry ...
Science wins.
Two Filipino scientists are recipients of this year’s Golden Goose Award, which recognizes innovative breakthroughs and inventions based on federally funded research. Biochemists Baldomero Oliva and Lourdes Cruz, along with their colleagues Michael McIntosh and the late Craig T. Clark, were honored for ...
Meet the brachiosaurid.
What does the largest dinosaur ever discovered in Europe look like? Now we know, thanks to these researchers in Portugal.Between August 1 and 10, Spanish and Portuguese paleontologists started working on the excavation campaign in Monte Agudo to learn more about the ...
It’s the first of its kind in the country.
A Science Terminal and Exhibit Center will soon rise at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Compound in Bicutan, Taguig City. Built at a cost of P326 million, the project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held its groundbreaking ...
Here's how to add your name on Artemis I.
NASA is once again collecting names it will fly across the cosmos. In 2020, it collected over 2.2 million names to be flown to the Jezera Crater on Mars. The Philippines topped the signups with 1.2 Filipino names registered. This was followed ...
Einstein was not known for keeping drafts, let alone one with corrections and erasures. 
Albert Einstein’s handwritten notes on his Theory of Relativity shattered records at an auction held in Paris on November 23 as it sold for 11.6 million euros or P657 million, according to a report by Agence France-Presse (AFP). According to the report, it ...
Such an honor. 
It’s not every day you get a new animal species named after you. But for Fr. Jett Villarin, who is Ateneo’s immediate past university president and current executive director of the Manila Observatory, it was his lucky day. A dark and hairy beetle, ...
The nuns mapped the stars from 1910 to 1921.
You’ve probably heard about three black women who, for decades, remained unrecognized for their role in sending humans to the moon. The moview Hidden Figures is a tribute to Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson—three African American female mathematicians who were ...
It reflects 98.1 percent of solar radiation.
You've heard about Blackest Black, aka Vantablack, the world's darkest paint that absorbs 99.965 percent of light. Now, there's a yet-to-be-named paint that broke the Guinness World Record for the world's whitest paint. Scientists at Purdue University have created the world’s whitest paint, and it ...
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