Day: February 17, 2020

Making a “Mega-Telescope” for Exoplanets

Title: First direct detection of an exoplanet by optical interferometry Authors: GRAVITY Collaboration: S. Lacour, M. Nowak, J. Wang, et. al. First Author’s Institution: LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, Universite PSL, CNRS, Sorbonne Universite, Univ. Paris Diderot, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Status: Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics [closed access] and arXiv [open access] TRAPPIST-1 […]

Tuesday weather forecast: Cloudy skies, scattered rain showers nationwide

MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” and localized thunderstorms will bring cloudy skies and scattered rain showers nationwide on Tuesday,  the state weather bureau said.  In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the “amihan” will bring cloudy skies with isolated light rains to […]

Oh Wonder Announce 2020 East Coast Tour

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on February 18, 2020 London based dream pop duo Oh Wonder have today announced that they will be playing two special shows on the east coast of Australia later this year. The duo, consisting of Anthony West and Josephine Vander Gucht, are playing intimate shows in Sydney and in Melbourne this […]

Senator bares POGO workers’ visa payoffs

VISA RACKET Sen. Risa Hontiveros, chair of the Senate committee on women, children, family relations and gender equality, vows to further investigate the alleged “pastillas” system in the Bureau of Immigration to “weed out corrupt officials and propose policy changes” during a hearing on human trafficking at the Senate on Monday. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines […]

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