Astronomy -Orionids

This article is written by Elizabeth and Kaiwen from Cedar Girls’ Secondary School. The universe. The stars. The moon. An occasional eclipse. Is that all there is to the universe? Have you ever wondered up at the sky, wanting to see something fascinating and inspiring? Well, here comes the Orionids to light up your world!…

More Singaporeans catching Eclipses and other Celestial events

“Eclipses (Solar and Lunar) are relatively rare events occuring about 4 to 7 times per year throughout the world, albeit visible only in some parts of the world. … There has been an increasing participation in Singaporeans catching eclipses and other celestial events throughout the years. This could be attributed to better awareness and more…

5 Fun & Memorable Valentine’s Day Ideas @ Science Centre Singapore

Co-authored by Hanisza and Kiat Teng, Science Centre Singapore. Short of ideas for Valentine’s Day? Why not try something unusual and come and visit the Science Centre Singapore? 1. Surprise your date with a packet of astronaut ice cream from our Curiosity Shop. Chocolate is too passé. 2. Try out rock climbing at The Cliff…

Don’t miss the Comet Lovejoy!

I subscribe to quite a number of Facebook Pages which have been sharing actively on the Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) recently, so much so that my first reaction was to ignore the posts that were flooding my Facebook Newsfeed (if you are familiar with how Facebook works). In my mind, I was thinking “Oh, show…

Astronomical treats

Earlier last month, I was excited about the news of the “Super” moon that could be observed from Earth at the distance of 357, 169km away, where the moon will be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual. Disappointment came when I read further and had THOUGHT that the phenomenon, also known as the “perigee…