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Pagasa lists celestial spectacles visible this month

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October nights will offer a number of celestial spectacles for stargazers, such as the Square of Pegasus signaling the arrival of fall in the northern hemisphere, and the Orionids meteor shower in the middle of the month, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or Pagasa.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Doomsday asteroid’ gone; back in 16 years

AFP, katasztrofak.abbcenter.com and National Historical Commission of the Philippines

The asteroid called 99942 Apophis, long billed as a “doomsday asteroid,” buzzed the Earth at past 8 a.m. on Thursday morning, appearing like a tiny flashing dot in the sky but obscured by gray clouds from the vantage point of Filipinos.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

FAST FACTS: Who is Apophis?

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Apophis, which means “giant snake,” is the Egyptian sun god Ra’s nemesis.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Asteroid makes ‘flyby’ Thursday

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A heavenly body packing more energy than 25,000 Hiroshima bombs and which can obliterate Luzon on impact will streak across the skies near Earth on Thursday under the watchful gaze of astronomers the world over.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

Get weather reports from Noah mobile app

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The on-time weather information on the Project NOAH website of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will now be accessible on mobile phones, thanks to a fisherman’s son.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Pagasa website hacked

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The official website of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has been hacked.

Posted: May 9th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Pagasa installs rain gauges on Smart cell sites

The weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has started installing more than 70 automatic rain gauges at the cell sites of Smart Communications Inc. across the country.

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

5-day weather outlook now available online

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Fretting your stay in Boracay, El Nido, Anilao or Puerto Galera will be rained out? Worry not. If you log onto the weather bureau’s website, you’ll be surprised to find a weather scenario in famous destinations not only for a day, but for five days. To help tourists plan their getaway, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical [...]

Posted: September 22nd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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