Science In Japan

Without a doubt, the modern approach to science in Japan can be called by in the future. On the highest level of modern science in Japan today known even far from this sphere of the townsfolk. For over 50 years, the country confidently holds the palm in a variety of fields. High-tech and automotive, energy, robotics, medicine and space exploration – all these and many other industries are at the highest level in the first place, thanks to the invention and development of Japanese scientists. Business strategist helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. How can we achieve such success? Let's turn to history. Path of becoming a science in Japan can be, without exaggeration, be called unique. In ancient and medieval times, separated from the rest of the world, the country has developed under the influence of strong cultures of their nearest neighbors – China and Korea, but in the middle of the XVI century a lively trade with the Europeans, particularly from Spain and Portugal.

Visiting merchants brought with them a "virus" that changed the history of the country – a firearm and Christianity. Converted to the new religion and well-armed rebels staged an uprising. After it was suppressed, the shogun decided sakoku ("country on the lock," Jap.). He ordered the closure of entry to the country, banned send religion and literature, and sent foreigners for centuries virtually isolated Japan from foreign influence, maintaining trade relations with only the Netherlands and China. Rangaku However, European science, nevertheless, penetrated into Japan. Dutch trading post, situated on a small island in the harbor of Nagasaki Dedzima, became a source of information known as rangaku ("Dutch science," Jap.).