Media Coverage (2016 - 2012)

Many flights to catch rare sight of solar eclipse

In The Straits Times, it was reported that Mr Edmund Yuen and Ms Laurentcia Arlany from the Department of Physics at the NUS Faculty of Science, will board three different flights to the town of Luwuk in Indonesia. They will film a solar eclipse on 9 March 2016 morning. It was mentioned that if weather permits, they will broadcast a live feed home to Singapore, where up to 1,000 people are expected to be watching it.


Singapore to experience partial solar eclipse on Mar 9

On March 9, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in Singapore, with nearly 90 per cent of the sun being obscured by the moon at the point of maximum eclipse. Dr Abel Yang and Dr Cindy Ng were featured in TODAY, 9 Feb 2016.


'Breathing physics' at the atom smasher

The NUS High Energy Physics Phenomenology Group was featured on Monday Straits Times, 16 Nov 2015: “'Breathing physics' at the atom smasher”. The group is led by Prof. Oh CH and A/Prof. Phil Chan, comprising two PhD students and five MSc particle physics students.


Going nano with new 2D materials centre

The University has established the Centre for Advanced 2D Materials to study and develop applications for materials that are atomically thin with a S$50-million grant from the National Research Foundation (NRF). The Centre builds on the success of the Graphene Research Centre (GRC), which will have its activities folded into the new Centre.


Singapore to beef up nuclear technology expertise

The University has established the Centre for Advanced 2D Materials to study and develop applications for materials that are atomically thin with a S$50-million grant from the National Research Foundation (NRF). The Centre builds on the success of the Graphene Research Centre (GRC), which will have its activities folded into the new Centre.


Impressive acrobatics performed on the cello

The concert titled "Coming Home", featured a cello concerto composed by Prof Bernard Tan from the Dept of Physics at NUS Faculty of Science, which was performed by Noella Yan, a Singaporean cellist living in Australia, with the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra.


Quantum physics may be key to keeping data safe

Prof Artur Ekert, Director of the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS, discussed about the vulnerability of encryption systems and how device-independent cryptography could guarantee security against code-breakers with advanced technology.


New immigrant awards for two NUS faculty members

Prof Feng Yuanping of the Dept of Physics at the NUS Faculty of Science and Prof Lian Yong of the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering have received the Outstanding Contribution Award for New Immigrants at an award ceremony organised by the Hua Yuan General Association of New Immigrants from China, Tan Kah Kee International Foundation and the Singapore China Friendship Association.


S'pore edges ahead in graphene research

It was reported that the NUS Graphere Research Centre is ranked second worldwide in terms of grapheme publications and is now the main player in Singapore.


A once-in-a-lifetime event

To witness this rare event, more than 1,000 people, some armed with telescopes, gathered at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Some had even camped there from as early as 5pm on Tuesday.


NUS centre to study new uses for graphene

Graphene, a type of super-thin carbon, has been the darling of scientists globally for its versatility. It has been used in research to make cheap malaria-dection kits, faster computer chips and super batteries that can hold up to 10 times more power than batteries today. The Straits Times, 13 June 2012, pB4,


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