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Japan physicists laud detection of gravity waves by U.S. team

Feb 12, 2016

Japan physicists laud detection of gravity waves by U.S. team

A Japanese research team led by Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita issued a statement Friday congratulating a U.S. group for detecting gravitational waves for the first time. The confirmation of the existence of gravitational waves is a “historic” breakthrough that researchers in the field have ...

Mie sake brewers vie to be tasted at G-7 banquet

Feb 12, 2016

Mie sake brewers vie to be tasted at G-7 banquet

As the Group of Seven summit that Japan will host in May in Mie Prefecture nears, local sake breweries are hoping the government will select their brand to be used for toasts during the banquet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will host at the two-day ...

Feb 12, 2016

Japan, France weigh ways to boost female empowerment

Lawmakers and experts from Japan and France on Thursday discussed measures to help more and more women play active roles in society. In the debate, held at the National Assembly, the lower chamber of France’s parliament, in Paris, seven participants, including former Environment Minister ...