ScienceArts @ Science Centre Singapore

By Harry and Danny This August, come on down to Science Centre and celebrate the PAssionArts Festival with us! Dubbed, “ScienceArts”, the Festival showcases the talent and hard work of residents who have created inspiring, interactive art installations. Launch Celebration! Be here on 5 Aug 2017, 5.30pm to 9.00pm for the launch of the “Science Art as One” exhibition (at Annexe Hall till 25 Aug) in conjunction with Yuhua PAssionArts Village (Atrium). Enjoy activities like painting a dim sum basketRead more

Asian Scientist Writing Prize

By Harry and Danny As there’s a famous saying that goes, “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother”. The Asian Scientist Writing Prize was back, co-organized by Science Centre Singapore and Asian Scientist Magazine seeking to find the best science writing in Asia. It was introduced in 2015 with the primary objective to highlight science excellence in Asia and promote science writing in the region, tapping into the region’s growing interest in scienceRead more

They’re Coming… Are You Ready?

Written by: Benedict Tham, Dexter Lim and Danny Shakespeare once said, “We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” Jointly presented to you by National Geographic and the OmniTheatre Singapore, Robots takes you on an amazing journey into the revolutionary world of humanoid robots. Let’s explore how they are revolutionising and making an impact on our world! The Stages Of Life Stage One: Crawling How do we move from placeRead more

New Look, New Perspective!

Written by: Benedict Tham, Dexter Lim and Danny The Mind’s Eye Exhibition is back! Bigger and Better. Double the excitement, double the fun. This exhibition on illusions and human perception features familiar favourites like the Mirror Maze as well as some brand new additions! Don’t miss these top 5 highlights when you check out the exhibition at Science Centre Singapore!   1. Don’t Stop Now This unmissable pattern makes a hypnotic return – with its spinning lines – tricking the brainRead more

Inspiring contest winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in Science Centre Singapore’s 40th Anniversary 40-word Facebook Contest! Without your support, we wouldn’t have achieved…   102                                      200                                            39                                Read more

Fun with the Sun!

Written by Ong Shu Yi Summer Solstice? When? How? Summer solstice happens on 21 June 2017. The summer solstice occurs due to the Earth’s tilt as it orbits around the sun. On this day, the Earth’s north pole will point more towards the Sun than at any time of the year. It signifies the start of summer in the northern hemisphere, as well as longest daylight hours for the whole year. For the southern hemisphere, it marks the start ofRead more

Tinker Fest ’17 (Illusions): Journey

By Fatin Iesa, Science Centre Singapore’s resident tinkerer who loves to apply scientific knowledge in a crazy and messy manner.   The Tinkering Studio celebrated the school holidays with another edition of Tinker Fest from 29 May to 4 June 2017. Based on the theme on Illusions, visitors wrapped their minds to create and explore visually-warped optical illusions. Through various hands-on activities and workshops, visitors learn science concepts through experimenting and are challenged to watch the world from a differentRead more

Celebrating Our Oceans

Now more than ever, we are more aware and alert to the consequences of our actions – our mining and every growing consumption of the Earth’s natural resources have depleted them. Actions like using plastic bags without disposing of them properly or human drilling deeper in oil rigs cause oil spills that often lead to the polluting of our waters and the death of many aquatic creatures. While yesterday we celebrated our oceans, let’s make a pledge that everyday weRead more

A Peek into a Child’s Mind

Written by: Setoh Pei Pei What goes on inside a child’s mind? Does a child think in the same way as I do? How does a child reason about things that happen around him or her? If you are a parent or have the experience of interacting with young children, you may have pondered over these questions. At the Early Cognition Lab, we use scientific approaches to investigate the workings of a child’s mind. The Early Cognition Lab is directedRead more


Written by : Kiruthika Ramanathan Learning City – at the Istana Open House May 2017 The showcase of makers went to the Istana for the second time during Labor day, 1 May 2017. Afterall, there is no other appropriate day than labor day to showcase the makers and people involved in Making. For labor day, Science Centre Singapore and the Life Long Learning Council curated a space together with makers from the community. the space meant to showcase how making isRead more