Hideki Yukawa, Japanese physicist

Hideki Yukawa, Japanese physicist

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Credit: EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES/AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Hideki Yukawa (1907-1981), Japanese physicist. Yukawa graduated from Kyoto Imperial University in 1929, gaining his PhD at Osaka in 1938. He spent his life studying the nuclei of atoms. In 1935 he proposed a new theory of nuclear forces. He predicted the existence of mesons, particles that have masses between those of the electron and proton. One type of meson was discovered experimentally in 1937 by US physicists. This work earned Yukawa the 1949 Nobel Prize in Physics, making him the first Japanese Nobel winner. This photograph is from the General Atomic Division of the General Dynamics Corporation.Restrictions:

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