Tag Archives: astronomy

Space Exploration 101

What do you want to be when you grow up? For sure, some kids would say: to become an astronaut. In fact, we all probably dreamed of the same thing…

Prepare for a cosmic outburst this Weekend

  Every year on August, astronomy enthusiasts look forward to a spectacular event known as the Perseid Meteor Shower.   But 2016 is not a usual year for sky spectators….

Meteor Alert! Delta Aquarids Shower this week

    In case some of your wishes have yet to come true, try casting them on some shooting stars this week!   Meteors, also known as “falling stars” or…

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…

Rainy condition in Mindanao today

The tail-end of a cold front now affects Mindanao, bringing cloudy skies with light to moderate rain showers, particularly over the regions of Northern Mindanao, CARAGA and Central Visayas, as…

Winter has arrived

The official onset of the winter season in the northern hemisphere began today, December 22, 2014 at 7:03 AM (PST) Engr. Dario Dela Cruz, PAGASA Space Sciences and Astronomy Section…

Moonstruck: A Closer Look at our Lunar Fascination

Throughout history, mankind has been fascinated with the Moon. In the field of arts alone, the Moon is a constant inspiration, sparking the creation of poems and fantasy stories, love…