Experiments in 3D

The other day, after years of working with 3D images, I was surprised by a very basic phenomenon related to anaglyph images. I was walking through the ‘New Perspective on Mars’ exhibition with my red-and-blue glasses on, in search of a picture where adding the 3rd dimension to a flat image really makes a difference.…

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Heart and Gut

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore The heart is a vital organ in our body, serving as a mechanical pump to circulate blood to all body parts.  It is also like an exchange depot for oxygenated and deoxygenated blood circulation to and from the lungs, without mixing the flows.  The…

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My two cents worth | Book review

Invent: It’s in You Published by Science Centre Singapore ISBN 978-981-08-6519-1 Unedited publications authored by engineers and scientists usually leave me cringing as I painstakingly pore over the content. But not this one! Written by an engineer, scientist and inventor, this delightful read gets a thumbs-up from me. It’s a no-frills book that doesn’t try…

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