Science and technology in Asia is varied depending on the country and time. In the past, the Asian civilizations most notable for their contributions to science and technology were India, China and the West Asian civilizations. At present, probably the most notable country in Asia in terms of its technological and scientific achievement is Japan, which is particularly known for its electronics and automobile products and has numerous electronics and automobile companies. In recent years, China and India have also once again become major contributors to science and technology. Other countries are also notable in other scientific fields such as chemical and physics achievements.
For the science and technology of various Asian countries and civilizations, see: