First Libraries in Asia Founded in China

During the Qin (Ch’in) dynasty, circa 221-206 BCE, on Imperial Order, “a copy of every book is to be reserved for the emperor’s library, and other copies to be destroyed”. Continue reading

Hospitals in Asia of record

The Brahmanic hospitals established in Sri Lanka circa 431 BCE, are the first hospitals in Asia of record. Continue reading

Performance of a Son et lumiere show in Asia

The show called Son et lumiere performed at Shah Jahan’s 7th-century compound, the Red Fort, in Delhi, India, in 1965. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa

He was born as Hideki Ogawa in Tokyo and grew up in Kyoto with two older brothers, two older sisters, and two younger brothers. Continue reading

Susumu Tonegawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1987
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Limes In Asia

In and around the Islands of Indonesia, Asia, Limes grew. Continue reading

Kenichi Fukui, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1981
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Oats the Newest Grain to be Domesticated

Wild Oat verity such as Avena Fatua have been cultivated in Asia circa 500 BCE. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1949

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Rabindranath Tagore, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1913
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