The Physics of PopStick Domino – simplified

The recent PopStick Domino Mass Activity at the Science Centre was memorable for several reasons: We had about 300 people weaving popsicle sticks and cheering on the sluggish chain reaction; We probably beat the record for the stick bomb ‘explosion’ with the most human intervention; And we had a very supportive Guest of Honour providing…

Pop! goes the domino!

It’s not often Science Centre’s Annexe gets flooded with popsicle sticks! Today’s visual of that was certainly a first for me and boy, was it a spectacle to behold! Over 13,000 popsicle sticks were interlocked into a high-tension mesh thanks to a mammoth concerted effort by 250 Jurong Cluster folk (including 60 adorable kindie kids),…