Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 26: Invisibility Cloak At Teleportation: Posible Nga Ba?
This episode features Dr. Nathaniel Hermosa, the Program Coordinator of the Photonics Research Lab at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s National Institute of Physics. He has been recognized as an outstanding young scientist by the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines.
We talked about unlocking the secrets of light, how a crazy idea helped his team develop an invisibility cloak, quantum entanglement and teleportation, why it’s important for scientists to have other interests, the most important characteristic of a science practitioner, and more.
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 26: Invisibility Cloak At Teleportation: Posible Nga Ba? here:
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