A thin line between science and circus acts

Anyone who has relished the thrill of walking on a high wire can get a feel for it at the Singapore Science Centre as it presents the Circus! Science Under The Big Top exhibition. At the High Wire exhibit, visitors are strapped into a harness as they
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Anyone who has relished the thrill of walking on a high wire can get a feel for it at the Singapore Science Centre as it presents the Circus! Science Under The Big Top exhibition. At the High Wire exhibit, visitors are strapped into a harness as they walk the tightrope which is suspended 3m above ground, as demonstrated by Singapore Science Centre employee Espie Maala, 41. The exhibition lasts till March 18 next year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2017, with the headline 'A thin line between science and circus acts'. Print Edition | Subscribe