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Masatoshi Koshiba

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Masatoshi Koshiba
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Koizumi Cabinet E-mail Magazine, No.74, December 12, 2002
Born(1926-09-19)September 19, 1926
DiedNovember 12, 2020(2020-11-12) (aged 94)
Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapan
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
University of Rochester
Known forAstrophysics, neutrinos
AwardsHumboldt Prize (1997)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2000)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2002)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Chicago
University of Tokyo
Tokai University
Doctoral advisorMorton F. Kaplon
Other academic advisorsShin'ichirō Tomonaga
Takahiko Yamanouchi
Doctoral studentsYoji Totsuka
Atsuto Suzuki
Other notable studentsTakaaki Kajita

Masatoshi Koshiba (小柴 昌俊, Koshiba Masatoshi, September 19, 1926 – November 12, 2020) was a Japanese physicist. He was known as one of the founders of Neutrino astronomy. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics with Raymond Davis, Jr. in 2002.

He was Senior Counselor of International Center for Elementary Particle Physics (ICEPP) and Emeritus Professor of University of Tokyo.

Koshiba died on November 12, 2020 in Tokyo at the age of 94.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Physics Nobel laureate Koshiba Masatoshi dies". Archived from the original on 2020-11-13. Retrieved 2020-11-13.