Category: Talks & Lectures

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Astrigue 2010

Astrigue is an annual Astronomy outreach programme, comprising a convention and a competition, hosted by Raffles Institution (Junior College) and Hwa Chong Institution. This programme is targeted at lower and upper secondary school students, and is aimed at spreading an appreciation and passion for Astronomy in Singapore. This event has been enjoying success and enthusiasm…
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Partial Solar Eclipse @ Science Centre’s Observatory

Date: 15th Jan (Fri) Time: 3:30pm – 5pm Venue: The Observatory @ Omni-Theatre Fee: Free admission (No registration required) … The partial solar eclipse will commence at 3:10pm, reach a maximum around 4:26pm and end at 5:32pm. Please remember never to look at the Sun directly with the naked eye.

PROJECT S.O.A.P.

MPASTRO will be conducting free classes on the following dates: 20 Nov, 28 Nov, 4 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec and 29 Dec The class timing is from 7:30pm – 9:30pm except for class on 28 Nov. Students who are in Primary 5, 6 and Seconday 1 to 5 are eligible to participate. Please send…
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BELLA GAIA – A Poetic Vision of Earth from Space

Science Centre Singapore cordially invites you to Science in the Café. Date: Wednesday, 18 November 2009 Time: 7:00pm Venue: The Newton Room, Science Centre Singapore Speaker: Mr Kenji Williams, Creative Director & Music Producer, Remedy Arts LLC Title of talk: BELLA GAIA – A Poetic Vision of Earth from Space Bella Gaia (“Beautiful Earth”) is…
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Punggai Orionids Astronomy Trip

Hi Sir, This Oct 23/10/09 to 25/10/09. Friday to Sunday. This time we will see the Orionid shower(weather permitting) This time we only have four chalets left. Limited to only 20 peoples. First come basic. Cost is S$130.00 per person for 5 sharing per chalet. Interest please e mail me at yenaw@pacific.net.sg Closing date :…
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Leonids Meteor Shower Gazing

The Science Centre Singapore and TASOS are celebrating the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009 with a big bang. The stars of the show are forecasted to be a meteor storm that will happen between 3am to 5am. Astronomers have predicted that the annual Leonids might put up the most dramatic light show not seen…
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Public Lectures by Lord Martin Rees

Under the Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitors Programme, Lord Martin Rees will be speaking at two public lectures. Admission is free; however, registration is required at http://www.lkydvp.sg/. Details are as follows: Our Universe and the Role of Life in It Date: 24 August 2009 (Monday) Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Venue: Shaw Foundation Alumni House, Auditorium,…
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Stargazing @ MPCC on 25 July

MPASTRO aims to provide opportunities for the public to enjoy and learn about astronomy at the comfort of their neighbourhood (especially people in the east), as well as maximize night-sky observation experiences with their own next-door neighbours. The stargazing session will acheive that objective and it consists of a lecture and a telescope viewing session…
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International Year of Astronomy Exploration Workshops (Lower Secondary)

The International Year of Astronomy (IYA) Exploration Workshops (Lower Secondary) are a series of two separate one-day workshops which will be held during the first week of the June school holidays in conjunction with the IYA2009 initiative in Singapore, which is led by the Science Centre Singapore. This event will be organised by Hwa Chong…
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Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF)

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, SSYSF will be introducing many interesting and mind-stimulating activities focusing on Space and Astronomy. Two of the activities are as follows: Science Explorama Science Explorama is one of the key activities of SSYSF, drawing thousands of primary and secondary students to the Science Centre every…
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