Boy, 6, hurt in Tokyo Tower mishap

Sep 18, 2013

Boy, 6, hurt in Tokyo Tower mishap

A 6-year-old boy descending from Tokyo Tower’s upper observatory deck received a hand injury Tuesday after one of the elevator’s windows broke during an emergency stop, the tower operator said. The elevator came to a sudden stop about 200 meters from the ground, shattering ...

Apr 6, 2013

A new era in space observation

The main part of the world's most powerful radio observatory, ALMA — in which Japan has a 30 percent stake — is inaugurated in northern Chile.