"Rediscovering KyotoU" launches
This new series explores the diverse fields of study being pursued at this 125-year-old institution, tracing their origins and ‘unearthing’ the epoch-making moments leading to their development. The goal is to offer a deep look into the University’s past as a context for considering its present and future.
The first installment features Space Studies, a discipline unique to Kyoto University, involving a great variety of space-related research and outreach activities. The article delves into the roots of KyotoU space studies, focusing on the origins of its wide-ranging approach spanning the natural sciences, engineering, medicine, biostudies, and the humanities.
More chapters are on the way, so please stay tuned for updates.