Toshihide Maskawa

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益川 敏英
Toshihide Maskawa
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Born (1940-02-07) 7 Februar 1940 (age 78)
Nagoya, Japan
Residence Japan
Naitionality Japan
Alma mater Nagoya Varsity
Kent for Wirk on CP violation
CKM matrix
Awairds Sakurai Prize (1985)
Japan Academy Prize (1985)
Asahi Prize (1994)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2008)
Scientific career
Fields Heich energy pheesics (theory)
Institutions Nagoya Varsity
Kyoto Varsity
Kyoto Sangyo Varsity
Doctoral advisor Shoichi Sakata

Toshihide Maskawa (or Masukawa) (益川 敏英, Masukawa Toshihide, born Februar 7, 1940 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese theoretical pheesicist kent for his wirk on CP-violation wha wis awairdit ane quarter o the 2008 Nobel Prize in Pheesics "for the discovery o the origin o the broken symmetry which predicts the exeestence o at least three faimilies o quarks in naitur."[1]

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