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RIP Sir Michael Atiyah

Rest in peace, Sir Michael Atiyah. Many scientists have called Atiyah the best mathematician in Britain since Isaac Newton. Read also our previous posts: Sir Michael Atiyah to reveal his awesome proof of the Riemann Hypothesis Interview of Michael Atiyah … Continue reading

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Indian Scientist: Albert Einstein was wrong and that gravitational waves should be renamed “Narendra Modi Waves”

Source: BBC According to BBC World News, Some academics at the annual Indian Science Congress dismissed the findings of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Hindu mythology and religion-based theories have increasingly become part of the Indian Science Congress agenda. But … Continue reading

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Christmas Present for Gifted Kids

This microscope set will be ideal for gifted children who are interested in biology, or science in general. Learning about the microscope is the first step towards the study of life sciences/medicine/biological sciences. This set is made and endorsed by … Continue reading

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Free Entry into Science Centre (In Conversation with … John Edmark)

Students interested in the fusion of math, science and art may be interested to attend this wonderful event. Note: Pre-registration is needed for your free entry into the Science centre. URL: http://www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?ID=1251@event?ID=1251 24 March 2018   10:30 – 12:00 Location: Maxwell Auditorium The … Continue reading

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It’s mathematically impossible to beat aging, scientists say

According to Math, no one can live forever. So far, the only counterexample that I know of is Turritopsis dohrnii, also known as the “immortal jellyfish”. The article doesn’t seem to address this counterexample though. Source: Science Daily Aging is a … Continue reading

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The scientist nuns: In pursuit of faith and reason

Source: Aleteia Making a career out of science, just like joining a religious order, requires dedication and discipline. Some tireless souls have managed to do both. In 1965, Mary Kenneth Keller became the first woman to obtain a PhD in … Continue reading

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Alternate Admission Route to NUS Computing

Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/nus-eyes-more-aptitude-based-admissions Good news to students who are interested to study Computer Science. There is now an alternative route for students who are short of the cut-off point (currently at least two A’s). To win a place on the increasingly popular … Continue reading

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Recommended Educational Toys

Does your child complain that science is “boring”? This may be because science is often taught in a boring manner. The solution may be to supplement teaching with hands-on experiments that develop the inner curiosity of the child. For parents … Continue reading

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