Author: Asia Book of Records Team

The students of Astronomy Club, IIT Kanpur, India, created an in-house student’s planetarium measuring 24 feet in width, having a capacity of 50 people and consists of a dome with 61 connection cubes and 160 connection rods which were PVC pipes and local cloth used for mirror projection system which was modeled inside the Astronomy Club room, within a duration of 1 year, and was inaugurated by Manindra Agarwal, Dean of Resources, Planning and Generation, IIT Kanpur (India).

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WORLD’S BIGGEST BUDDHIST MONUMENT Borobudur, a ninth-century Mahayana Buddhist monument in Magelang, Central Java, in Indonesia, is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument. The monument comprises of six square platforms, topped by three circular platforms, and is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The main dome, located at the centre of the top platform, is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, seated inside perforated stupa (meaning: a mound-like structure).

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M Sanjeevan, a student of ARJ Public School, Tamil Nadu (India), created a candy mosaic measuring 108 sq. metre (9 metre X 12 metre) by using five different varieties of candies, on March 15, 2012, at ARJ CET Auditorium (India). He used 3,627 kg of candies to create the mosaic to spread the message: “Care for Animals”. The complete mosaic was made in 13 hours and 10 minutes.

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Li Enhai, a Chinese chef has made the world’s longest noodle, measuring 2,852-km with one kg of flour, at the opening ceremony of a local hotel in Keshikten city of north China’s Inner Mongolia Region, on July 29, 2009.

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