Category: Talks & Lectures

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Shell Astro Nite

Shell Astro Nite – 29 May 2009 When: 7pm – 11pm Where: Science Centre   Programme for the Evening:- 7pm – 7.45pm – Talk by Astronomy Enthusiast Dr Cheong Kam Khow “Star Gazing for Beginners” (for ages 12 and above) Venue: Observatory Classroom, Omni Theatre Building *First-come-first-served basis. Seats are limited. 7pm – 10pm -…
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International Year of Astronomy Exploration Workshops (Upper Primary)

The International Year of Astronomy (IYA) Exploration Workshops (Upper Primary) are a series of three 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 Raffles Girls’…
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Sidewalk Astronomy Carnival

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, Science Centre Singapore and The Astronomical Society of Singapore (TASOS) together with their partners, HISTORYTM, StarHub and VivoCity, are bringing to Singaporeans a Sidewalk Astronomy Carnival. The Carnival will provide a unique opportunity for the public to gain an understanding of astronomy through observations of…
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Public Lecture by Professor Jeremy Bloxham

There will be a public lecture by Professor Jeremy Bloxham from Harvard University titled “Solar System Planetary Magnetic Fields”. It will be held at Lecture Theatre 31, Block S16, Level 3, NUS Faculty of Science, Lower Kent Ridge Road, on 23 Apr 09 at 6:00pm. Synopsis The planets in our Solar System exhibit a wide…
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RI-HCI Astrigue 2009

The Raffles Institution (Junior College) and Hwa Chong Institution (Junior College) Astronomy Clubs wish to invite your school to participate in Astrigue 2009. This is an astronomy-based event with the aim of promoting astronomy among secondary school students. Astrigue 2009 comprises of two events. There will be a one-day learning camp (Astrigue Convention 2009) on…
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Astronomical Visualisation Showcase

Date: 20 May 2009 Time & Location: 7pm at Newton Room Asst Prof Philip Fu Chi Wing, Nanyang Technological University This cafe will present the application of 3D computer graphics techniques to the visualisation of astronomical data, including some brief historical and scientific background. The main body of the presentation will showcase some of our…
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ACJC AstroFest 2009

3rd AstroFest 2009 The ACJC Astronomy Society will be organising AstroFest 2009. We cordially invite your school to participate in this event, which will be held on the following two days: 23 May 2009 (Sat) from 1pm – 6pm (Registration starts at 1pm in ACJC lobby) 30 May 2009 (Sat) from 1pm – 10pm This…
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Talk by Dr Cheong Kham Kow

Special IYA Talk by Dr Cheong Kham Kow on Observatory Night Friday, 13 March 2009 @ 8:15pm @ Observatory Classroom (behind Sakura Restaurant at OmniTheatre) Why are people interested in the Direction of the Sun?  – The Use of Astronomy in Modern Living Does the Sun always rise in the east and set in the…
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A Celebration of Women in Astronomy (Invitation-Only)

Please note that entry to this event is through invitation-only. In conjunction with the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Science 80th Anniversary and The International Year of Astronomy 2009, Professor Jocelyn Bell has been invited to Singapore and Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary) is proud to host her lecture for invited secondary schools. The Raffles…
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