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Watch “Super Blue Blood Moon” captured on video

31 Jan , 2018  

Three with the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. One in between the line of “sight” of the celestial bodies may cause an eclipse. The main celestial event last night was captured by our digital camera between 6PM and 7PM which is the source of the Youtube video on this post. The digital record may […]

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Science, Video

If space is a vacuum why these eerie sounds?

15 Jul , 2017  

The premise is that if the outer space, the space outside our planet Earth, and beyond the limitless Universe is almost a vacuum, then there would not be any sound. So that space explorers will hear nothing, except the eerie, deafening sound of ….. silence. Totally. And following the same line of thought, Earth’s space […]

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Science, Video

Live: NASA and Space X launches 10th resupply mission to the ISS

19 Feb , 2017  

This is the live coverage of the second attempt of NASA at launching the Space-X 10th mission to the International Space Station. Yesterday’s launch was scrubbed because of the thrust vector control system issue that developed late in countdown. We are up to see another successful launch, hopefully, of NASA contractor Space Exploration 10th commercial […]

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Science, Video

This is the live webcast of SpaceX resupply mission to ISS

18 Feb , 2017  

We are up to see another successful launch, hopefully, of NASA contractor Space Exploration 10th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft will lift-off from launch complex 39A of Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the first for a SpaceX mission. Lauch complex 39A was previously used by the space shuttles, Appollo […]

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NASA astronaut, last man on the moon dies

17 Jan , 2017  

He was known as the last man on the moon. Properly, the last US astronaut to have landed and walked on the moon’s surface. Former NASA astronaut, naval aviator and fighter pilot, Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan, the last moon walker died Monday, Jan. 16, at age 82 following ongoing health issues based on the statement […]

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Entertainment, Science

This NASA parody of a South Korean K-Pop song is timeless

16 Jan , 2017  

The entertainment value of this NASA video is timeless. And it is not easy to beat even while already much dated. Of course it was a parody of a song and dance number made famous by musical artist Psy (Park Jae-sang) released on July 15, 2012 by South Korean labels YG Entertainment together with Universal […]

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News, Science

Why NASA adds leap second to master clock on end of year 2016

1 Jan , 2017  

NASA explains why on end-of-year of December 31, 2016, the official clocks around the world has added a leap second just before midnight on coordinated Universal Time. The adjustment was equivalent to 6:59:59 p.m. EST, it disclosed. The agency has been very particular of the exact time, making sure that it is in sync with […]

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Nation, News, Science

The alarming grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines

31 Dec , 2016  

Is there a grim end of year 2016 AIDS outlook for the Philippines? Consider this alarming facts that already a total of 758 new HIV cases have been recorded by the HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) as of November, bringing the current total to 38,872. The breakdown shows about 96 percent of […]

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Watch a massive black hole devour, snacks on a passing star

15 Dec , 2016  

MOSCOW — What was thought to be a record-setting supernova, was actually a black hole violently eating a star. Yes, not really a supernova much earlier theorized but a lurking black hole tearing apart, snacking on a passing star. The result was a violent fireworks in the very far reaches of our universe. That celestial […]

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Plenty of time to catch spectacular November Supermoon tonight

14 Nov , 2016  

Tonight is the night. One can have plenty of time (minutes) to catch the one spectacular sight above. The upcoming supermoon tonight, November 14th will be specially super because it’s the closest full moon seen from the Earth since 1958. The nextt episode of another supermoon of the same magnitude will be in 2034. On […]

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Video: Blue Origin beams success of in-flight test of crew escape system

6 Oct , 2016  

The moment Blue Origin conducted its in-flight test of the New Shepard crew escape system last Wednesday was a cliffhanger. The live webcast featured the breathtaking coverage of the capsule blasting off from the rocket booster just with a two-second burn just after 45 seconds into the flight. The capsule was safely back on the […]

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Study reveals planet found around nearest star potentially habitable

25 Aug , 2016  

Now it can be said that researchers have found a planet orbiting the closest star to the Solar System. It may be the closest possible home for life outside the Solar System, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature. This planet is about 1.3 times that of the Earth and has […]

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News, Science

NASA, SpaceX launch successful resupply cargo mission to ISS

18 Jul , 2016  

Success. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft launched at 12:45 a.m. EDT on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida with almost 5,000 pounds of cargo. Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the […]

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News, Science

Pregnant women using paracetamol may risk kids with ADHD, autism

3 Jul , 2016  

LONDON, July 2 — Paracetamol, a common drug used extensively during pregnancy, maybe linked with autism spectrum as well as attention-related and hyperactivity symptoms in newborns, the first-of-its-kind study has found. Scientists found an independent association between the use of this drug in pregnancy and autism spectrum symptoms in children. It is also the first […]

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Universe is expanding faster than expected – Australian astrophysicist

4 Jun , 2016  

CANBERRA — The Universe is expanding faster than expected, possibly caused by an undiscovered force called dark radiation, the Australian National University (ANU) said on Friday. Lead Australian researcher and ANU astrophysicist Brad Tucker said the precision study of star movements found the Universe is currently expanding between 5 percent and 9 percent faster than […]

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DOH tells senior citizens to avail of free pneumococcal vaccine

21 May , 2016  

One way for a senior citizen to avoid pneumococcal disease is getting the neccessary vaccination. This is the prime drive of the Department of Health (DOH) by encouraging those with age between 60 and 65 to visit the nearest government health facilities for free pneumococcal vaccine. The call was made by DOH Secretary Janette L. […]

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News, Science

Space soil grow vegetables fast and good, according to a Dutch experiment

19 May , 2016  

MOSCOW, May 18 — Agricultural researchers at a Dutch university are growing vegetables in soils similar to those found on the Moon and Mars in the hope that one day the human Martians can cultivate their own crops. “When people go to the Moon and Mars they also have to eat, and it’s easiest for […]

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News, Science

Hubble Telescope snaps photo of deep space bubble Wolf-Rayet nebula

29 Feb , 2016  

Sparkling at the center of this beautiful image is a star located about 30,000 light-years away. The distinctive blue… Posted by NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Friday, February 26, 2016 Located about 30,000 light-years away in the constellation of Carina (The Keel), the sparkle in the center of the picture snapped by the […]

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News, Science

There’s a cure for lung cancer. It is in Cuba! And the West wants it.

25 Feb , 2016  

Hallelujah! There’s a cure for lung cancer. It is in Cuba! And the West wants it. Big pharmaceuticals ‘pretend’ to find the cure for cancer. Look around, in the domain of Fidel Castro, in Cuba, they have found the cure! Reports said that for about 25 years, the communist Caribbean island-nation worked hard at developing […]

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Drones to drop sterile male mosquitos in fight against Zika virus in Brazil

24 Feb , 2016  

The International Atomic Energy Agency has concocted a novel plan to combat the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil by sterilizing and releasing large amounts of male mosquitoes using drones. Sterilized male mosquitoes will mate with females in the wild who will lay eggs that produce no offspring. “It’s a birth control method, the […]

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Outer space-type music over Moon scared Apollo 10 astronauts, NASA reveals

22 Feb , 2016  

Now it can be revealed. What have Apollo astronauts been hiding for decades? An Apollo mission secretly hidden in a classified tape for almost 40 years has been finally revealed, according to a NASA recent report. Three astronauts who served on the Apollo 10 mission dating back to 1969 — before Apollo 11’s first manned […]

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News, Science

Study reveals compound in broccoli slows breast cancer cell growth

15 Feb , 2016  

Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) and the Oregon Health & Science University suggested in a new study that sulforaphane may play a role in slowing cancer even as it has long shown evidence of value in cancer prevention growth. Sulforaphane is a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables has been found to […]

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After Pluto, here comes the evidence of ‘new’ real ninth planet in solar system?

21 Jan , 2016  

And then there’s the real ninth planet. The last known 9th planet of the solar system was Pluto. Until it was dislodged from that classification due to some strict criteria. ‘Disgraced’ Pluto, now a minor planet (134340 – Pluto) in the system lies in the Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune. It is still the largest and […]

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Proud astronaut tweets bloom of Orange Zinnia on board ISS

17 Jan , 2016  

The International Space Station has another living thing on board. Not an alien or extraterrestial. In fact it came from the earth in the first place. We are referring to the familiar garden plant of zinnia, to be more particular, the orange zinnia. It is US Astronaut Scott Kelly posting proud on his Twitter what […]

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