New Year’s Eve 2017 Particle Pollution Measurements in Metro Manila

by Melliza Cruz, Genevieve Lorenzo, Paola Bañaga, Grethyl Catipay, Grace Betito, Erica Banares, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, and James Simpas Lighting fireworks and firecrackers have long been a part of the Filipino New Year’s tradition.  However, amid the beautiful displays and loud noises, this...

Introspection on the past, present, and future of aerosol remote sensing: a talk by Jeffrey Reid of US Naval Research Laboratories

The Manila Observatory wishes to invite you to the talk Introspection on the past, present, and future of aerosol remote sensing by Dr. Jeffrey Reid, US Naval Research Laboratories Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Heyden Hall, Manila Observatory Authors: Jeffrey S. Reid1, Arlindo M. Da...

A Clean Manila for Sustainable Megacities: A talk by Martin Thompson of University of Leicester

by Melliza Templonuevo Cruz The Air Quality Dynamics Program would like to invite everyone to a talk this Friday, September 9, 10:00-11:30 am at the Heyden Hall of the Manila Observatory. Mr. Martin Thompson, Instrument Engineer in the Space Research Centre of the University...

Manila Observatory Exhibition: Discoveries (1865-1945)

The first exhibition, Discoveries, showcased the beginnings and rapid growth of the Manila  Observatory from 1865 under the Spanish government, and its reorganization under the American administration from 1901 up until World War II.  From its humble beginnings in an abandoned pigeon house,...

Abstracts – “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 Solidum for "Scientific Frontiers: Serving the Peripheries in Times of Change."

Senior Jesuits Join Transitions Exhibit Tours

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...

Manila Observatory, Ateneo de Manila University Host Laudato Si’ Forum

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Manila Observatory, together with the Ateneo de Manila University, hosted a discussion on the Laudato si’ at the Henry Lee Irwin Theater last August 13.