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To all, a Merry Apocalypse

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So NASA released a video entitled “Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday.” But if NASA is so confident, why did it release the film 10 days ahead of December 21, 2012? Deep down, even NASA isn’t so sure. It’s the same reason why not a single business establishment is giving away Mayan calendars for Christmas. Really, it’s time we discussed end-of-life issues.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

S. Korea plans 3rd rocket launch bid Friday

Outgoing NDRRMC executive director Benito Ramos said the “no-fly, no-sail, and no-fishing” zones would include the entire Bicol region, Samar and Leyte in Eastern Visayas, and Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Siargao Island, and Dinagat Islands province in the Caraga region.

South Korea plans to make its third attempt to join the exclusive club of countries capable of placing a satellite in space on Friday with a rocket launch from the Naro Space Center on the south coast.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

North Korea says satellite ‘failed to enter into orbit’

South Korean people watch a TV screen showing a graphic of North Korea's rocket launch at a train station in Seoul on Friday. North Korea launched a long-range rocket that appears to have disintegrated soon after blastoff and fallen into the ocean. AFP

North Korea admitted Friday its long-range rocket launch had failed, disintegrating mid-air and plunging into the sea soon after liftoff in a major embarrassment for the reclusive state.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nuclear institute denies being source of indoors policy on North Korea rocket launch

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Should one stay indoors for almost a week because of the North Korean rocket launch? Not really, says the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fourth potentially habitable planet is discovered

International astronomers said on Thursday they have found the fourth potentially habitable planet outside our solar system with temperatures that could support water and life about 22 light-years from Earth.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Study: Life possible on ‘large parts’ of Mars

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Australian scientists who modeled conditions on Mars to examine how much of the red planet was habitable said Monday that “large regions” could sustain life.

Posted: December 12th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Neptune to appear as faint light in sky early Tuesday

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Neptune will appear in the sky as a faint light early Tuesday as the planet completes its orbit around the sun for the first time since its discovery in 1846, according to a bulletin of the government-run weather bureau.

Posted: July 10th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Lunar eclipse turns moon blood red

The moon exhibits a deep orange glow as the Earth casts its shadow in a total lunar eclipse as seen in Manila before dawn Thursday. Asian and African night owls were treated to a lunar eclipse, and ash in the atmosphere from a Chilean volcano turned it blood red for some viewers. AP

SYDNEY—The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, giving stargazers around the world a rare visual treat. The first eclipse of the year—when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon — was seen in parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Often the moon turns brown [...]

Posted: June 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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