Special Lectures in the 2016 academic year
THE MULTI PERSPECTIVE
November 1, 2016
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 1
"Big History and Biodiversity"
(Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Professor Emeritus Motokawa polished his transcript.
Motokawa argues that to protect biodiversity, we need to employ broad egoism within which "self" includes its ancestors, descendants, and environment. Then he compares the design of civilization with that of living organisms. Lastly, he warns that modern civilization destroys our biological time as our environment and it is the ultimate cause of all of the environmental problems. DOWNLOAD
739KB Published: February 3, 2017
November 29, 2016
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 2
"Human-caused Scratches on Earth Considered from Space Agriculture"
(Professor Emeritus, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA)
Professor Emeritus Yamashita newly wrote down his lecture abstract for this website!
In this abstract, he talks about the future possibility of agriculture on Mars and then considers the human-caused scratches on earth in cosmic and earth history. DOWNLOAD
1.8MB Published: December 25, 2016
Q & A
Dr. Yamashita kindly answered all of questions from our sutudents.
What does life on Mars look like?
What are difficulties of space agriculture?
Will growth rate of crops change on Mars?
Will foods made on other objects taste different to our familiar foods?
What is the most delicious food in space? etc
191KB Published: December 25, 2016
Space Agriculture Salon
January 17, 2017
SPECIAL LECTURE No. 3
"Big History and Infromation Revolution"
(Developer of Hatsune Miku, Crypton Future Media, INC.)
"Those Who Design Digital Innovations Design the World: The Father of Hatsune Miku Talks about the Future – Wataru Sasaki, Crypton Future Media" Dentsu-ho (Dentsu News), September 3, 2015