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Member Reports from Maria Nessie Sobina Chiang Yu

Mar 05

Faces of Philippine Astronomy

For the past two months, I, together with the Judenite's Astronomical Organization (an organization that I have found), organized a talk entitled the “Faces of Philippine Astronomy,” wherein we will feature famous astronomers, physicists, and astrophysicists here in the Philippines, to talk about their career in their fields (LO3). The speakers for this event are Dr. Perico Esguerra, Dr. Reinabelle Reyes, Dr. Rogel Sese, Engineer Camilo Dacanay, and Professor Norman Marigza. The event happened on January 13, 2018, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Father Peter Yang Hall of Saint Jude Catholic School. Dr. Perry proceeded to talk... Read More...

Mar 05

2017 Space Quiz

In celebration of the World Space Week 2017, the Bedan Society of Young Astronomers (BSYA), a senior high school organization of San Beda Manila, in collaboration with the Judenite's Astronomical Organization (JAO), a senior high school and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) organization of Saint Jude Catholic School, hosted a Space Quiz Friendly Competition which is aimed at Senior High School Students based on themes around space science and astronomy, with a special emphasis on space exploration. The culminating activity for this event is a free telescope viewing, courtesy of the Manila Street Astronomer (MSA). The objective of the competition... Read More...

Jul 17

The Gallivants Tale

The Gallivants Tale We are the cosmos's wanderers, Amidst the pitched-black universe, Traipsing elsewhere to transverse, To yonder world without borders. Astounded by an abrupt flash, A pale blue dot appeared out of air, Which likewise known to be the lair- Of an assemblage taken a bash. Thy beauty deceit thy eyes, For such bounty shatter thy world, Constant conflagration kindled, To the core where innermost lies. Is this the honey and milk of life? Streaming from atrocities? We, Earthlings, got to cherish this pale blue dot, The last and only hope of humanity. Read More...