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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Einkorn Domestication, Southwest Asia

Einkorn is described as a one grained form of wheat. Continue reading

Homo Habilis Fossils Discovered in China

Asian hominids belonged to one of two early human species, Homo habilis or Homo ergaster as per Continue reading

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