A surprising twist

When you work in a science centre, you tend to become quite familiar with all these interesting phenomena one gets to experience in a good hands-on exhibition. So when we make a new discovery, we tend to get all the more excited. That happened to me when I visited the Exploratorium in San Francisco a…

Slowing down time can help

Most science centre professionals will agree that the best way of experiencing a phenomenon is to observe the real thing, or better yet, get hands-on with it. That’s what science centres are all about. A good example is the Science Centre Singapore’s Strobe Fountain exhibit that demonstrates the stroboscopic effect with real water droplets, right…