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 74: Kailangan Ba Talaga Ng Pilipinas Ang Space Science?
Engr. Julius Sempio is a licensed geodetic engineer specializing in geoinformatics and remote sensing. He is an advocate of space science in the Philippines, as well as a komikero (Pinoy komiks creator).
We talked about the current state of space science in the Philippines, why microsatellites are such a big deal, working with the Diwata-1 microsatellite, common misconceptions Filipinos have about space science, combining science and art, and more.
How to contact Julius:
- Facebook: fb.com/jhsempio
- Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 74 here:
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Author: Mikael Angelo Francisco
Bitten by the science writing bug, Mikael has years of writing and editorial experience under his belt. As the editor-in-chief of FlipScience, Mikael has sworn to help make science more fun and interesting for geeky readers and casual audiences alike.