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…

An Amazing Maker Journey

It has been an amazing 5 year journey for Maker Faire Singapore. In 2012, we started off as a Mini Maker Faire with about 20 maker booths and 1000 visitors. In 2016, we are proud to have hosted over 300 maker booths (including about 700 makers) and 15,000 visitors over a 2-day event at the…

Singapore Innovations!

Singapore Innovations – From Ideas to Creations Science Centre’s newest exhibition opens Friday, 25 Sep 2015! Curious about some of the “By Singaporeans” innovations that are making their mark regionally or globally? What inspired each innovator to come up with their creations and how was the process like? The Singapore Innovations exhibition shares the science and engineering that goes…

How to make more engineers

There were at least two men named Phidias in ancient Greece – one was a sculptor, painter and architect, and the other was the father of Archimedes the scientist. That’s what I learnt from this video here: The video is actually about ‘Science Capital’, a concept that describes the sum of exposures a person has to…

The brave new world at the molecular level: Synthetic Biology

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore Last week I received an email from a teacher asking me to check out a competition called iGEM. I went to the website and found this descriptor: The International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) is the premiere undergraduate Synthetic Biology competition. Student teams are given…