Norio Kaifu (海部宣男, 21 September 1943 – 13 April 2019) was a Japanese astronomer. He served as the director-general of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) from 2000 to 2006. He was later president of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) from 2012 to 2015. He was a researcher of radio astronomy, extraglactic astronomy, cosmic magnetic fields, non-stable stars and infrared astronomy.
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- "Steering Committee". Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
- "Dr. Norio Kaifu, Former Director General of NAOJ, Passes Away". NAOJ. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
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