Yoichiro Nambu (Distinguished Honorary Professor, Osaka University) Passes Away at 94
Yoichiro Nambu, Osaka University Distinguished Honorary Professor and recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics, has passed away at the age of 94.
Yoichiro Nambu - Recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics
Born: January 18, 1921 (94 years old)
Time and date of death: 8:12 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2015
Cause of death: Acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)
Funeral: A funeral and memorial service were held with his closest relatives in attendance.
Note: There are currently no plans to hold a farewell gathering for Professor Nambu. The Graduate School of Science at Osaka University will provide information if a gathering is to be held.
Professor Yoichiro Nambu giving a lecture at the Graduate School of Science, Osaka University (May 13, 2014)
Professor Yoichiro Nambu autographs "Dr. Hideki Yukawa's favorite chalkboard," given to the Graduate School of Science, Osaka University by Columbia University (USA). (May 13, 2014)