Let your shadow tell your story

Coming June, Science Centre Singapore will be bringing to you Interplay – Where Science meets Arts, a temporary exhibition featuring 19 amazing exhibits. Check out Shadowgram, a fun and engaging exhibit which you will probably find hard to pull yourself away from. So what is Shadowgram? Developed by Ars Electronica Futurelab, it combines the aesthetic…

NUS Spurs Science Passion via Dental Sciences

NUS Faculty of Dentistry academics hosted a Dental Science training workshop at Science Centre to inspire Science Educators with the problem-based learning approach On 7 April, Assistant Professor Jaya Seneviratne and his team, Dr. Weiqiang Loke, Dr. Wong Mun Loke, Dr. Preethi Balan, Dr. Tanujaa Suri, Dr. Sneha, NUS PhD candidates Kassapa Ellepola and Thuyen…

Why Asia needs good science writers

By Juliana Chan is the Editor-in-Chief of Asian Scientist Magazine and Nanyang Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a member of the 2015 intake of World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leaders. This blog post is re-posted from WEF with permission from the author.  It is easy to name a cultural or political…

Coming Up… Brain Awareness Week

by Tara Venkatesan Hi! I’m Tara, a freshman at Yale University, and I get to learn and study one of the coolest things in the world – my brain! You have probably all heard things like you only use 10% of your brain, or if you’re a left-brain thinker, you’re logical but if you’re a…

Meeting Stuart (not so little)

Day two’s started. I’m in Brunei attending the Asia Pacific Network of Science & Technology Centres (ASPAC) Conference in the opulent Empire Hotel & Country Club. This conference has all the hallmarks of a great learning experience. I was stoked this morning to be seated next to a bloke with more than 33 years of science…

Taking Science Outside The Classroom

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore Many students when asked about their perception of science often associate it with “Formulae”, “Equations”, “Exams”, “Experiments”, “Chemistry / Biology / Physics”. Undoubtedly, many of you would have probably thought the same if you were asked the question. I lament the fact that the…

Hear hear!

Sound is one of the important senses of human beings. Try covering your ears while watching a movie, or while someone is talking to you. Without it, while we can still function partially, the world will become seemingly still because of the silence. You probably know that besides being heard, sound can also be felt…