Nobel Prize in Physics 2008
Our former Director, Toshihide Maskawa, has received
the Nobel Prize together with Makoto Kobayashi !
Furthermore, one of our International Advisor,
has also become a Nobel Prize Winner !
for the discovery of the mechanism of spontaneous broken symmetry in subatomic physics
Makoto Kobayashi and Toshihide Maskawa
for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature