A prototype quantum computer developed by Japanese researchers will be freely available over the internet starting from November 27th. The machine can calculate 100 times faster than a conventional supercomputer.
A Japanese national research institute said on Monday that a geological period from 126,000 to 770,000 years ago will soon be called “Chibanian.” The name is based on a stratum discovered in Chiba Prefecture.
US President Donald Trump arrived in Tokyo on Sunday for the first leg of his 12-day Asian trip. After delivering a speech at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, he enjoyed playing golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Houston Astros first baseman from Cuba will serve a five-game suspension in 2018 for making a racist gesture toward the Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during Friday’s World Series game. After hitting a home run, he appeared to slant his eyes and say a word in Spanish to mock Asian people.
A handwritten note by Albert Einstein during his stay in Tokyo in 1922 sold for 1.56 million dollars at an auction in Jerusalem on Tuesday. He scribbled down his theory on happy living on a sheet of letter paper as a tip to a porter.
日本生まれのイギリス人作家 / カズオ・イシグロ氏が受賞した、/ 今年のノーベル文学賞を、/ 木曜日、/ 彼の「偉大な感情の力を持つ小説」に対して。/ 著者は述べた、/ 最初は思ったと、/ それは間違いではないかと、/ フェイク・ニュースのこの時代に。
The Japan-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for his “novels of great emotional force.” The author said that he initially thought it was a hoax in this age of fake news.
Authorities confirmed on Tuesday that the Las Vegas mass murderer had set up cameras inside and outside of his hotel room. He opened fire at a concert across the street from a suite on the 32nd floor on Sunday night, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others.
US President Donald Trump called North Korea and a few other nations “rogue regimes” in his first speech at a UN General Assembly on Tuesday. He said his country may have to destroy Pyongyang if it threatens its neighbors.
Many Americans may have looked directly at the sun during the total solar eclipse without safety glasses on Monday. Searches for the phrase “my eyes hurt” peaked on Google right after the event.