NASA Chief Scientist Visits Manila Observatory

Regional Climate Systems

NASA Chief Scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan visited the Manila Observatory in a meeting last August 28 at the Heyden Hall of the Observatory. This was held with the objectives of strengthening their long-standing relations with the Jesuit institution and expanding to other Philippine scientific institutions.

NASA Chief Scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan visited the Manila Observatory in a meeting last August 28 at the Heyden Hall of the Observatory. This was held with the objectives...

Abstracts – “Scientific Frontiers: Serving the Peripheries in Times of Change”

Interdisciplinary Research

Here are the abstracts of the talks to be given by Dr. Fredolin Tangang, Dr. George Mount, Mr. Masanobu Tsuji, Dr. Akimasa Yoshikawa, Dr. Keith Groves, and Dr. Renato Solidum for "Scientific Frontiers: Serving the Peripheries in Times of Change."

Here are the abstracts of the talks to be given by Dr. Fredolin Tangang, Dr. George Mount, Mr. Masanobu Tsuji, Dr. Akimasa Yoshikawa, Dr. Keith Groves, and Dr. Renato...

Senior Jesuits Join Transitions Exhibit Tours

Interdisciplinary Research

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Manila Observatory, four senior Jesuits currently taking residence at the JM Lucas Infirmary visited the Transitions exhibit at the Solar Building last August 14. These were Fr. Florencio Cuerquis, Fr. Rafael Borromeo, and Fr. Renato Puentevella, and Fr. Simplicio Sunpayco.

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Manila Observatory, four senior Jesuits currently taking residence at the JM Lucas Infirmary visited the Transitions exhibit at the Solar Building...

MO Presents International Conference for 150th Anniversary

Interdisciplinary Research

The Manila Observatory, in its 150th year of committing to scientific excellence in the service of faith and society, will be hosting an international conference entitled “Scientific Frontiers: Serving the Peripheries in Times of Change”. It will be held on September 25, 2015 at the Fr. Francis J. Heyden, SJ Hall located in MO’s main...

The Manila Observatory, in its 150th year of committing to scientific excellence in the service of faith and society, will be hosting an international conference entitled “Scientific Frontiers: Serving...

Manila Observatory Launches Seminar Series for 150th Anniversary

Air Quality Dynamics, Interdisciplinary Research

The Manila Observatory is hosting a series of seminars as part of its sesquicentennial celebrations. The first series, centered on the theme “Remote Sensing and Ground-based Measurements”, commenced with a talk by Dr. Jeffrey S. Reid last Monday, August 10, at the newly renovated Heyden Hall.

The Manila Observatory is hosting a series of seminars as part of its sesquicentennial celebrations. The first series, centered on the theme “Remote Sensing and Ground-based Measurements”, commenced with...

Manila Observatory Launches Second Part of Exhibitions for 150th Anniversary

Interdisciplinary Research

Last Thursday, July 23 marked the opening of Transitions, the second of three exhibits that aim to showcase the Manila Observatory’s vibrant history of scientific research and service in celebration of its 150th anniversary.

Last Thursday, July 23 marked the opening of Transitions, the second of three exhibits that aim to showcase the Manila Observatory’s vibrant history of scientific research and service in...

Manila Observatory joins the APEC EPWG meeting in Boracay

Interdisciplinary Research

Upon the invitation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Program Secretariat, the Manila Observatory (MO) joined the APEC Emergency Working Group (EPWG) meeting held in Boracay Island on 13-14 May 2015. The leaderships of APEC EPWG recognized MO’s innovations in bringing science to policy and practice though pubic–private partnerships in the areas of climate...

Upon the invitation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Program Secretariat, the Manila Observatory (MO) joined the APEC Emergency Working Group (EPWG) meeting held in Boracay Island on...

Lumen de Lumine: Fr. Horacio de la Costa, SJ's closing remarks at MO's 100th anniversary in 1965

Interdisciplinary Research

(From Centenary Program of Manila Observatory, 20 September 1965) I would like to call your attention to a curious fact.  The first Jesuit Observatory to be founded anywhere in the world was founded in Asia.  It was founded in, of all places, Peking, in the seventeenth century, and Father Verbiest, a Belgian Jesuit, was its...

(From Centenary Program of Manila Observatory, 20 September 1965) I would like to call your attention to a curious fact.  The first Jesuit Observatory to be founded anywhere in...

150th anniversary of the Manila Observatory

Interdisciplinary Research

In 2015, the Manila Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary. Activities, including conferences, seminar series, observation campaigns and workshops will be held throughout the year to highlight the current significant scientific work of the Observatory, continuing the pioneering work and service of the Jesuits since 1865. As part of the celebration, three exhibitions will be conducted...

In 2015, the Manila Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary. Activities, including conferences, seminar series, observation campaigns and workshops will be held throughout the year to highlight the current significant...