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PhilSA’s ‘LIFT OFF! Women in Space’ highlights women’s role in space sector

In commemoration of this year’s World Space Week, the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), together with the US Embassy, launched LIFT OFF! Women in Space. Held via Zoom last October 4, the webinar underscored the contributions of female scientists, astronauts, engineers, and entrepreneurs to the space sector.  Victory through harmony The webinar covered a number of…

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Unraveling millennia of human migration to the Philippines

With its abundance of shorelines, the Philippine archipelago has long been theorized to have been traversed by early humans through land bridges or early seacraft such as the balanghai. This theory, known as Wave Migration, was first proposed by American anthropologist H. Otley Beyer but was later discredited due to a lack of archaeological evidence.…

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Powerhouses of the future: Comparing the RISC and CISC processor designs

With the launch of the Apple M1 processor in November last year, the pedestal occupied by x86 processors, such as those from Intel and AMD, may soon be put into question. As Apple’s first ARM-based processor, the M1 has gained traction in the tech community for its significant claims on power efficiency and performance in…