Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2008
Yoichiro Nambu, Makoto Kobayashi, Toshihide Maskawa

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Toshihide Maskawa - Facts

Toshihide Maskawa

Toshihide Maskawa

Born: 7 February 1940, Nagoya, Japan

Affiliation at the time of the award: Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature"

Field: particle physics

Prize share: 1/4

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