Robotic Dinos to Land at Science Centre Singapore

Flying out of Japan for the first time, Kokoro Din Robot Factory is landing at Science Centre Singapore on 20 May 2017 and will be there till 27 Aug 2017! Perfect for children up to 12 years old, they’ll get to learn more about robotics and engineering through this cool new exhibition! h So what…

Design your own dinosaur

In the latest issue of the Sunday Times, there was a one-page feature about Twinky, Apollo and Prince, the three dinosaur skeletons destined for the new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in Singapore (“Special Report: Singapore’s dinosaurs; Get ready for Twinky & friends”, 4 Dec 2011). Describing how the dinosaur bones are assembled, the…

Digging up my little dino!

Guest Post by Leaellyn Rich, the daughter of Professor Patricia Vickers-Rich, who delivered two intriguing talks entitled ‘Dinos in Mukluks’ on 21 and 22 October at Science Centre Singapore. The following is an adapation of Leaellyn’s “My Little Dino” article. I always wanted my very own dinosaur. Then my parents found one for me—deep in an Australian mine!…

Bovine Dinosaurs?

Every time I walk past the Science Centre’s loading bay these days, I am reminded of my childhood in Switzerland. That’s because the sounds I hear are very similar to those you hear when walking past a cow shed full of Swiss Browns waiting to be milked. We don’t keep cows in our loading bay,…

The suspension of gravity

At the launch of the Dinosaurs Life! exhibition last night, I made the aquaintance of the amazing Maiasaura. This was a 9m long, 2.5m tall plant eating dinosaur with a toothless beak, cheek pouches, a small crest in front of the eyes and, aparently, a surprising ability to defy gravity! The exhibition features lots of…