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Makoto Kobayashi (physicist)

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小林 誠
Makoto Kobayashi
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Kobayashi in 2008
Born (1944-04-07) April 7, 1944 (age 77)
CitizenshipJapan
Alma materNagoya University
Known forWork on CP violation
CKM matrix
AwardsSakurai Prize (1985)
Japan Academy Prize (1985)
Asahi Prize (1995)
High Energy and Particle Physics Prize (2007)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2008)
Scientific career
FieldsHigh energy physics (theory)
InstitutionsKyoto University
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Doctoral advisorShoichi Sakata

Makoto Kobayashi (小林 誠, Kobayashi Makoto, born April 7, 1944) is a Japanese physicist. He is known for his work on CP-violation. He won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature."[1]

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  1. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2008, The Nobel Foundation, retrieved 2009-10-17