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University of Tokyo

Index University of Tokyo

, abbreviated as or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. [1]

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Academic Ranking of World Universities

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.

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Akamon (Tokyo)

is a historical gate (mon) located in the Bunkyō ward of Tokyo, Japan.

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Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities

The Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities (AALAU) is as a consortium of leading liberal arts universities located in countries and regions in Asia.

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Asahi Shimbun

The is one of the five national newspapers in Japan.

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Association of East Asian Research Universities

The Association of East Asian Research Universities, established in 1996 by nine universities of East Asian region, is now the organisation of 17 universities.

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Association of Pacific Rim Universities

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is as a consortium of leading research universities located in countries and regions in the Pacific Rim.

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Bacteriology

Bacteriology is the branch and specialty of biology that studies the morphology, ecology, genetics and biochemistry of bacteria as well as many other aspects related to them.

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Bar examination

A bar examination is a test intended to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction.

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BESETOHA

BESETOHA is a forum in which four representative East Asian universities—Peking University, Seoul National University, the University of Tokyo and Hanoi National University—meet to discuss the present state and future directions of university education, basic education and educational culture.

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Brand rankings of Japanese universities

The Brand rankings of Japanese universities (大学ブランドランキング Daigaku Burando Rankingu) is a ranking of the Japanese universities by Nikkei Business Publications, released annually in November.

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Bunkyō

is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan.

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Charles Dickinson West

Charles Dickinson West (January 1847 – 10 January 1908) was an Irish mechanical engineer and naval architect, who worked for many years at the Imperial College of Engineering, in Meiji era Japan.

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Chemist

A chemist (from Greek chēm (ía) alchemy; replacing chymist from Medieval Latin alchimista) is a scientist trained in the study of chemistry.

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College and university rankings

College and university rankings are rankings of institutions in higher education which have been ranked on the basis of various combinations of various factors.

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Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction

The Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction (CCEP) in Japan was founded in April 1969, CCEP, accessed 2011-03-19 as part of the Geodesy Council's Second Earthquake Prediction Plan, in order to carry out a comprehensive evaluation of earthquake data in Japan.

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Earthquake engineering

Earthquake engineering is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering that designs and analyzes structures, such as buildings and bridges, with earthquakes in mind.

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Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo (ERI; 東京大学地震研究所 Tokyo Daigaku Jishin Kenkyu-jo) is the institute in affiliation with University of Tokyo.

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Edo

, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.

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Edo period

The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.

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Eduniversal

Eduniversal is a university ranking business by the French consulting company and rating agency SMBG specialized in Higher Education.

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Ei-ichi Negishi

is a Manchurian-born Japanese chemist who has spent most of his career at Purdue University in the United States.

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Eisaku Satō

was a Japanese politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Japan, elected on 9 November 1964, and re-elected on 17 February 1967, and 14 January 1970, serving until 7 July 1972.

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Engineering

Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Faculty (division)

A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.

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Feudalism

Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.

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Fields Medal

The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians under 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years.

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Fortune Global 500

The Fortune Global 500, also known as Global 500, is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue and the list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.

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Fumihiko Maki

is a Japanese architect who teaches at Keio University SFC.

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Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced), also known as the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct.

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Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo

The Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) at the University of Tokyo was founded in 2004 and is one of the premier public policy schools in Asia.

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Greater Tokyo Area

The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, consisting of the Kantō region of Japan, including the Tokyo Metropolis, as well as the prefecture of Yamanashi of the neighboring Chūbu region.

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Hantaro Nagaoka

was a Japanese physicist and a pioneer of Japanese physics during the Meiji period.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hongō campus

The Hongō campus is one of five campuses of University of Tokyo.

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Hoshino Hisashi

was a Japanese historian, active in the late 19th century debates over the role of Japanese history.

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Imperial College of Engineering

The Imperial College of Engineering (ICE or) was founded by Yamao Yōzō within the Engineering Institution, of Japan's Public Works in 1873 to train young Japanese as engineers to be employed by the government.

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Imperial Universities

The were founded by the Empire of Japan between 1886 and 1939, seven in the Mainland Japan (now Japan), one in Korea under Japanese rule (now the Republic of Korea) and one in Taiwan under Japanese rule (now the Republic of China).

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Institute of Medical Science (Japan)

The Institute of Medical Science (Tokyo-daigaku Ikagaku Kenkyujyo 東京大学医科学研究所) is an ancillary establishment of Tokyo University.

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International Alliance of Research Universities

The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) was launched on 14 January 2006 as a co-operative network of 10 leading, international research-intensive universities who share similar visions for higher education, in particular the education of future leaders.

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International Journal of Asian Studies

The International Journal of Asian Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research in the social sciences and humanities as pertaining to Asia.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japanese Economic Association

The Japanese Economic Association is the professional body of Japanese economists.

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Kaga Province

was a province of Japan in the area that is today the south and western portion of Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.

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Kashiwa

is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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Kenzaburō Ōe

is a Japanese writer and a major figure in contemporary Japanese literature.

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Kenzō Tange

was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture.

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Kiichi Miyazawa

was a Japanese politician and the 78th Japanese Prime Minister serving from 5 November 1991 to 9 August 1993.

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Kikuchi Dairoku

Baron was a mathematician, educator, and education administrator in Meiji period Empire of Japan.

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Kikunae Ikeda

was a Japanese chemist and Tokyo Imperial University professor of Chemistry who, in 1908, uncovered the chemical basis of a taste he named umami.

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Kitasato Shibasaburō

Baron was a Japanese physician and bacteriologist during the reign of the Empire of Japan, prior to World War 2.

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Kiyosi Itô

was a Japanese mathematician.

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Koishikawa Botanical Gardens

The are botanical gardens with arboretum operated by the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science.

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Komaba

is a residential neighborhood in the northern area of Meguro, Tokyo, Japan.

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Kunihiko Kodaira

was a Japanese mathematician known for distinguished work in algebraic geometry and the theory of complex manifolds, and as the founder of the Japanese school of algebraic geometers.

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Leo Esaki

Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever and Brian David Josephson for his discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling.

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List of destroyed libraries

Libraries have been deliberately or accidentally destroyed or badly damaged.

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List of Fields Medal winners by university affiliation

The following list comprehensively shows Fields Medal winners by university affiliations since 1936 (as of 2017, 56 winners in total).

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List of national universities in Japan

As of 2010, there were 86, 95 public universities and 597 private universities in Japan.

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List of Nobel laureates by university affiliation

This list of Nobel laureates by university affiliation shows comprehensively the university affiliations of individual winners of the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences since 1901 (as of 2017, 892 individual laureates in total).

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List of Prime Ministers of Japan

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Japan, including those of the Empire of Japan, from when the first Japanese prime minister (in the modern sense), Itō Hirobumi, took office in 1885, until the present day.

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Maeda clan

was a Japanese samurai clan who ruled most of the Hokuriku region of central Honshū from the end of the Sengoku period through the Meiji restoration of 1868.

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Maeda Toshitsune

was an early-Edo period Japanese samurai, and the 2nd daimyō of Kaga Domain in the Hokuriku region of Japan, and the 3rd hereditary chieftain of the Maeda clan.

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Maeda Tsunanori

was an Edo period Japanese samurai, and the 4th daimyō of Kaga Domain in the Hokuriku region of Japan.

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Masatoshi Koshiba

is a Japanese physicist, known as one of the founders of Neutrino astronomy and jointly won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2002.

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Mathematical physics

Mathematical physics refers to the development of mathematical methods for application to problems in physics.

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Mathematician

A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.

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Meiji period

The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.

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Mines ParisTech: Professional Ranking of World Universities

Mines ParisTech: Professional Ranking of World Universities is a University ranking by the French Grande école Mines ParisTech.

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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

The, also known as MEXT, Monka-shō, and formerly the, is one of the ministries of the Japanese government.

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Modern pentathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The modern pentathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics was represented by two events (both for men): Individual competition and Team competition.

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Nakano, Tokyo

is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.

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National university

A national university is generally a university created or managed by a government, but which may at the same time operate autonomously without direct control by the state.

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Natsume Sōseki

, born, was a Japanese novelist.

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Nikkei Business Publications

, commonly known as, is a book and magazine publisher based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Nikko Botanical Garden

The is a botanical garden operated by the Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, and located at 1842 Hanaishi, Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan, on rolling terrain with streams and ponds at 647 meters above sea level.

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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.

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Osaka Castle

is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan.

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Pathology

Pathology (from the Ancient Greek roots of pathos (πάθος), meaning "experience" or "suffering" and -logia (-λογία), "study of") is a significant field in modern medical diagnosis and medical research, concerned mainly with the causal study of disease, whether caused by pathogens or non-infectious physiological disorder.

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Physician

A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.

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Physicist

A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe.

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Pritzker Architecture Prize

The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually "to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture." Founded in 1979 by Jay A. Pritzker and his wife Cindy, the award is funded by the Pritzker family and sponsored by the Hyatt Foundation.

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QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

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Research Papers in Economics

Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in many countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics.

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Research university

A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.

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Ryogo Kubo

was a Japanese mathematical physicist, best known for his works in statistical physics and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

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Satoshi Ōmura

is a Japanese biochemist.

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Shin'ichirō Tomonaga

, usually cited as Sin-Itiro Tomonaga in English, was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum electrodynamics, work for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 along with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger.

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Shirokanedai

is a highly affluent district of Minato, Tokyo.

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Tadatoshi Akiba

is a Japanese mathematician and politician and served as the mayor of the city of Hiroshima, Japan from 1999 to 2011.

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Takaaki Kajita

is a Japanese physicist, known for neutrino experiments at the Kamiokande and its successor, Super-Kamiokande.

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Takamine Jōkichi

was a Japanese chemist.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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The Nikkei

The Nikkei,, is Nikkei, Inc.'s flagship publication and the world's largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding three million.

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Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm.

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Top Global University Project

is a funding project by the Japanese government which began in 2014.

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Toyo Ito

is a Japanese architect known for creating conceptual architecture, in which he seeks to simultaneously express the physical and virtual worlds.

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Toyo Keizai

is a book and magazine publisher specializing in politics, economics and business, based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Truly Strong Universities

The is a ranking of Japan’s top 100 universities by publisher Toyo Keizai released annually in its business magazine of the same name.

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Ukichiro Nakaya

was a Japanese physicist and science essayist known for his work in glaciology and low-temperature sciences.

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Umetaro Suzuki

was a Japanese scientist, born in Shizuoka Prefecture.

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University of Tokyo Library

The in Tokyo, Japan, consists of the General Library, which provides services for all students and researchers affiliated with the university, Komaba Library, which supports the studies of the first two years of undergraduate education, Kashiwa Library, which functions as the back number center for natural science materials, as well as more than 60 faculty/institution libraries in various academic fields.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yamagiwa Katsusaburō

was a Japanese pathologist who carried out pioneering work into the causes of cancer.

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Yasunari Kawabata

was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award.

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Yoichiro Nambu

was a Japanese-American physicist and professor at the University of Chicago.

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Yoji Totsuka

was a Japanese physicist and Special University Professor, Emeritus, University of Tokyo.

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Yoshinori Ohsumi

is a Japanese cell biologist specializing in autophagy, the process that cells use to destroy and recycle cellular components.

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Yoshio Nishina

was a Japanese physicist.

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Yutaka Taniyama

Yutaka Taniyama (Japanese: 谷山 豊 Taniyama Yutaka; 12 November 1927, Kisai near Tokyo – 17 November 1958, Tokyo) was a Japanese mathematician known for the Taniyama–Shimura conjecture.

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1923 Great Kantō earthquake

The struck the Kantō Plain on the Japanese main island of Honshū at 11:58:44 JST (02:58:44 UTC) on Saturday, September 1, 1923.

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1964 Summer Olympics

The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the, was an international multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 10 to 24 October 1964.

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References

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