Butterfly fervour

I had wanted to share some of these photos about half a year ago (or slightly more than that). These were taken at the Insectarium in our Ecogarden. It was a September morning, and the first time I stepped into the Insectarium. Mr Tan, our dedicated gardener, gave me a guided tour. It was exciting…

TUNING IN: BRAIN & BODY

This Christmas, put your thinking caps on, or we’ll lend you some of ours with our BRAND-new exhibition centered around the ever-so-fascinating organ of our body called the Brain. Come down to the Science Centre and take a look at this new exhibition, open from Saturday 13 December onwards! For more details, click here!

More than meets the eye!

The largest Transformers exhibition in Asia has made landfall in Singapore – smack in the jewel of Jurong East – Science Centre Singapore! Celebrating 30 years of evolution of the beloved and Transformers series, the Transformers 30th Anniversary Exhibition presents a snapshot of the history of Transformers and the scenes and robots of the Transformers…

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s …

Dominic? That’s right. Dominic Fonde to be exact! The Brit’s in da house! In town actually. For a limited time only. While the exhibition lasts. “What exhibition?” you ask. I’ll come to that in a minute… It was great to see Dominic – my glass blowing, drill engraving artiste of a friend who has been…

Can you ride on those square wheels?

About two weeks ago, we posted a video on our “Science It” Facebook page inviting our Facebook friends to identify the object which was posted. Over the weekend, we revealed what the object is, and invited guesses on what the object demonstrates. Have you figured it out? Well, as mentioned in our post over the…

6 Reasons to visit Science Centre Singapore this June Holidays

Every year during the school vacation, Science Centre Singapore will be bustling with activities and programmes. Here are some exhibitions and activities you might consider visiting or attending during the upcoming June holidays! An Exhibition Exploring Nature’s Design, 24 May – 24 August 2014 Our mid-year temporary exhibition offers a treat to explore nature’s design…

Guess who’s in town?

Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals have together made landfall in Science Centre Singapore for the first time in what is undoubtedly the strangest of unions! Flown in from two continents and representative of disparate periods in history, the prehistoric beasts now rule the roost in the Titans of the Past exhibition. Spanning 3,000 square metres,…

What the chindogu!

The Japanese ruled the innovation roost back in the day! Remember how revolutionary the Sony walkman, discman and mini-disc player were? Man, those products created quite a stir, kinda like these inventions below—only, they were a lot more revolutionary (with the exception of the awesome banana travel case of course!)       Check out…

Mosquitoes and Dengue in Singapore

Last week, Radio 938Live asked me for an interview on mosquitoes and dengue. The interview that went on air was of course much shorter than the chat I’d had with the radio man, so here’s a more extensive Q&A: Does the weather have to do with the increase in mosquito numbers in Singapore? The weather…

Fun with aeronautics

December has come to an end. If you had been to the Defence Science Exhibition at the Science Centre Singapore recently, you would likely have noticed some science education workshops which were being conducted in conjunction with this exhibition. Last week, I dropped by one of the 2-hour workshops on Aeronautical Sciences and found the…