Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sharks: Dangerous or in Danger?

June 26, 2016 marked the first day of Shark Week, an annual event that aims to raise awareness and disseminate information about various shark species across the globe. Sharks are…

CHASING THE COSMOS

What is the origin of the universe? This was the question that piqued my curiosity and inspired me to study the immensity of space and time. This inquisitiveness fueled my…

Of Summer Solstice and Tonight’s Strawberry Moon

Whether you’re an astronomy enthusiast or not, today’s rare events are sure to tickle your fancy! Summer Solstice Summer solstice, also known as June solstice, happens when the tilt of…

Bracing for La Niña

In line with Tropical Cyclone Week, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) conducted a La Niña Forum last June 15, 2016. This year’s theme, Tag- baha at…

#ElNiñoLaNiña: How would you explain these trending topics?

  The online community is abuzz after a Miss Earth Philippines contestant shared her insights in the Q & A portion of the beauty pageant.   During the coronation night…

Weather’s Wonder Animals!

Satellite images, instruments, applications, and forecasters – these are our modern sources of weather and climate information. But did you know that animals are also capable of telling us what…

Leading Kids Away from Lead this Rainy Season

  Rain gear such as boots, coats and umbrellas are meant to protect your kids during the rainy days, but did you know that some of these items may harm…

Weather Overview: Hey, June! Don’t make it bad.

  For most schools in the Philippines, June still marks the beginning of another school year. Ironically, this month usually coincides with the rainy season wherein heavy downpour, floods and…

#NoLigo: Maintaining Personal Hygiene this Rainy Season

  Now that the rainy season has arrived, expect that #NoLigo, will start to flood the social media as well—whether in jest or in all seriousness.     #NoLigo: When…

Does it rain more on the weekend?

  If you’re a pluviophile or a person who loves the rain, you probably jumped for joy when PAGASA officially announced the onset of the rainy season last May 24….