Aurora: Lights of Wonder

Authored by Cassia Pang and Reviewed by Danny The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, was once thought to be a bad omen by some, since the red lights represented the blood of revenging enemies killed in battle. Others believed that the ribbons of light were the dancing spirits of their ancestors. The brighter the Lights,…

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…

Five Things To Do At Science Centre This April!

By Valerie Wong Picnic Under the Planets Last year, thousands joined us at the Observatory Green for an evening of fun and films. This 7 April, in conjunction with the viewing of Jupiter at its fullest and brightest, Science Centre brings back Picnic Under the Planets. From Screen On The Green movie screenings to science…

A Starry Proposal!~

By Danny and Gauri Saxena Science Centre Singapore is so memorable to many of our guests for so many reasons. One of which includes being an idyllic place for a wedding proposal! Our very own Omni-Theatre which turns 30 this year, has seen quite a few proposals of recent, with younger couples opting to propose and pledge their love for one another in…

Why are things the way they are?

By Ng Keen Yung and Peh Hui Min Biology’s answer to this is the theory of natural selection. Nature’s vast variety of species is the culmination of millions of years of gradual adaptation to various environments. This is the topic of the latest, and the first 3D digital film to hit the Omni-Theatre, Natural Selection…

Celebrate Children’s Day at Science Centre Singapore!

Looking for ideas to spend Children’s Day on 7 October? Here’s some suggestions! Be a Nature Explorer Participate in hands-on activities and bring back your own handmade souvenirs (your very own climbing monkey toy and others). Immerse yourselves in our rustic Ecogarden and be entertained by a fascinating Science show! Your children can do all…

Planetarium Conference in Warsaw

This article is written by Yong Jian-Yi, a Master Science Educator from the Science Centre Singapore, chronicling his experience at the Conference organised by the International Planetarium Society in Warsaw, Poland. What is a planetarium? No, it isn’t an Observatory or telescope! But it is a place to see stars. It is a projection of…

Basking under a trillion stars

It’s more than spectacular. Within 30 minutes, as part of Visual SG’s first day programme, Carter Emmart, Director of Astrovisualisation, American Museum of Natural History flew the audience at our Digital Planetarium way beyond our galaxy, to the point where galaxies become uncountable, beyond the time where dinosaurs exist, to even further in time. Here’s…

Climate Change – Learn about it live!

In 30 minutes, our Science Educator will bring you from 4.5 billion years ago to the present world, from planet Earth to outer space, to help us understand  how Earth has evolved through the years, how lifeforms on this planet has contributed to the change of its living environment, and appreciate what Earth has given…

7 reasons to watch “Earth, Moon & Sun”

This blogpost was co-written by Lim Jia Yi and Pang He Xuan, both students at Temasek Junior College, during their internship at Science Centre in November 2015. Are you curious about space? The Omni-Theatre’s new “Earth, Moon & Sun” digital show will bring you past the skies and into the galaxy. Here are 7 reasons…

So much to see and do @ Science Centre Singapore this year end!

Are you looking for some cool activities to celebrate the end of 2015? There’s so much at Science Centre Group of Attractions for you to see and do! 1) Monsters of the Sea (30 Oct 15 – 28 Feb 16) Transport yourself into the unexplored ocean and come face-to-face with legendary sea creatures! Be amazed…

What do you know about Giant Pandas?

Nguyen Pham Dan Anh is a Secondary 4 student who underwent an internship at Science Centre Singapore (SCS) in June 2015. She has written this blog post together with fellow intern, Jeremy Keat U during her internship at SCS. Last Wednesday, Jeremy and I gained an opportunity to watch IMAX show “Pandas: The Journey Home”…

A Night among the Stars

Imagine sitting on plush, red seats and being surrounded by the planets of our solar system! That’s what you can expect at the new Digital Planetarium, where you can watch the world unfold all around you. You can experience the world and beyond like never before. Fact File: The Digital Planetarium What to expect: Brighter…

The Great, Great White Shark

Great White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) are amazing creatures. After catching a short but insightful IMAX film in The Omni-Theatre, titled ‘Great White Shark’, we now have a deeper understanding and appreciation of the creature that lurks beyond our shores. Narrated by Bill Nighy, the film dives straight into the ocean, bringing viewers on an underwater…

Island of Lemurs – Madagascar

Recently, I had the opportunity to watch a preview screening of the IMAX show “Island of Lemurs – Madagascar” which had recently opened at the Omni-Theatre Singapore on 10 October. It is always an enjoyment for me to watch a nature-themed documentary. The script of “Island of Lemurs – Madagascar” is actually well decorated with…

Titans of the Ice Age

Clash of the Titans? Well, those were the exact words I heard in the Omni Theatre IMAX movie “Titans of the Ice Age”, but the Titans here refer to the mammoths of the last ice age, and the clash refers to the fight for leadership between the male mammoths. Indeed, territorial fight exist way back…

China – The Panda Adventure

On Vesak Day, I entered the Omni Theatre with the single knowledge that I would be watching a show about pandas. I briefly read the sypnosis once ages ago (Note: the show had been screened since 15 Dec 2012 which is nearly half a year ago!). In my mind, I had visualised a documentary that…

To the Arctic

I finally watched “To the Arctic” during the Hari Raya Haji public holiday. Some friends were interested and off we went to the Omni-Theatre for the evening show. Right from the start, the 45-minute IMAX movie tugged at my heartstrings. The narrator told a tale of a pair of polar bears (mother and cub) that…

Our latest invention

We are all used to big billboards, colourful advertising posters and interesting bus decorations drawing our attention to loads of products that we don’t really need but really should buy. Advertising seems to be all about making us notice things that we would normally ignore. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and as…