JC Ranking 2012

JC Ranking for 2012 (Est.)   Ranking of schools is always a touchy issue. While it is helpful to students when evaluating their choices, it may also breed inequality and elitism among the young. If ranking is to be published, it should also be done in terms of value-add i.e.…

Ultrafast Lasers at Temasek JC

Physics Guest Lecture Topic: Ultrafast Lasers and its Applications Location: Temasek Junior College Time: 2 May (Wed), 1140 hrs Speaker: Professor Sum, NTU Related JC topics: Quantum physics, Lasers and Semiconductors To students attending our Physics Tuition classes, you are encouraged to attend. The applications described during the lecture should…

Rise of the Dragon

2012 is the Year of the Dragon. The traditionally auspicious Zodiac sign has Prime Minister Lee fervently hoping for a bountiful harvest of babies. The fascination with dragons probably comes from their herculean look of power and strength. Let's see some estimates of dragon power! Technically, for a dragon flying…

Cruising Danger

Cruise ships can weigh more than 65 million kilograms. To be able to keep afloat and minimise swaying so that passengers have a comfortable ride, the cruise ship have to displace an equivalent amount of water which weighs the same as the ship.  The hull, or body of the ship…