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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 ...
A big step for Philippine space research.
Space always gets us excited, particularly if it’s Philippine space programs we’re talking about. Over the long weekend, the Philippines launched its first-ever Philippine university-built satellites into space, marking a new milestone for Filipino space initiatives.  The new satellites are called Maya-3 and ...
It’s a “jackpot” find.
Soil samples collected from Mount Mayon in Albay have shown antibiotic and anti-cancer properties, the Department of Science and Technology said. In a news release posted on its Facebook page, the DOST said researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) ...
That shouldn't be happening.
We have lots of recent evidence to suggest Earth is weird—really weird. Our planet, for example, mysteriously pulsates every 26 seconds, has a secret hidden layer, is rapidly getting colder (but only on one side), and just might be casually harboring an ancient alien world.Now, right on cue, ...
But something darker and more powerful.
For the longest time, astrophysicists have theorized that there are supermassive black holes at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, and virtually all other galaxies in the universe. They are so powerful, they hold all the stars in the galaxy together. ...
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