Nov 10, 2015

Teams led by Nobel laureate Kajita, other Japanese win Breakthrough Prize

A foundation sponsored by top U.S. business executives has selected five project teams investigating neutrino oscillation, including one led by Nobel physics laureate Takaaki Kajita, as winners of its Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Three of the five teams are led by Japanese researchers. Kajita's team ...

Feb 19, 2013

1927 serialized novel by Nobelist Kawabata identified

A serialized story that appeared in a newspaper in the 1920s has been confirmed as an early novel by Nobel laureate Yasunari Kawabata (1899-1972). Takumi Ishikawa, a professor of modern Japanese literature at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, examined the serialized story, titled "Utsukushii!" ("Beautiful!"), and ...