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Masatoshi Koshiba
Koizumi Cabinet E-mail Magazine, No.74, December 12, 2002
BornSeptember 19, 1926(1926-09-19)
Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
DiedNovember 12, 2020(2020-11-12) (aged 94)
Tokyo, Japan
NationalityJapan
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Chicago
University of Tokyo
Tokai University
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
University of Rochester
Doctoral advisorMorton F. Kaplon
Other academic advisorsShin'ichirō Tomonaga
Takahiko Yamanouchi
Doctoral studentsYoji Totsuka
Atsuto Suzuki
Other notable studentsTakaaki Kajita
Known forAstrophysics, neutrinos
Notable awardsHumboldt Prize (1997)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2000)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2002)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Masatoshi Koshiba (小柴 昌俊 Koshiba Masatoshi?, September 19, 1926 – November 12, 2020) was a Japanese physicist. He was known as one of the founders of Neutrino astronomy. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics with Raymond Davis, Jr. in 2002.

He was Senior Counselor of International Center for Elementary Particle Physics (ICEPP) and Emeritus Professor of University of Tokyo.

Koshiba died on November 12, 2020 in Tokyo at the age of 94.[1]

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