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International Symposium on Yoichiro Nambu's Physics Held

2015-11-25(Wed)

On Monday, November 16, the International Symposium on Yoichiro Nambu's Physics was held at Osaka University Hall in remembrance of 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient and Osaka University Distinguished Honorary Professor Yoichiro Nambu, who passed away in July of this year. Some 200 individuals attended this symposium, from researchers who walked the path of physics with Professor Nambu from inside of Japan and out, to young researchers and students who look to follow in his footsteps.

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Following an opening speech by President NISHIO Shojiro and an address by Toyonaka Mayor ASARI Keiichiro, a lecture was held by 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient and Distinguished Honorary Professor KOBAYASHI Makoto, followed by a message from 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient and University of Texas, Austin Professor Steven Weinberg, providing those in attendance with an opportunity to hear interesting stories about Professor Nambu and look back on his achievements, which can provide valuable hints on how to further expand the field of physics.

 

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