Hideki Yukawa

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Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)


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Powell, a British physicist, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1950 for developing the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and for the discovery of the pion, a subatomic particle first proposed in 1935 by Hideki Yukawa.
They said the Tokyo exhibition will also have a corner featuring the accomplishments of Japanese Nobel Prize recipients including the first recipient, the late Hideki Yukawa, and last year's laureate Ryoji Noyori.
Later, a professor and two professors emeritus will talk about their experiences with their respective mentors, Hideki Yukawa and Shinichiro Tomonaga, Nobel laureates for physics, and Kenichi Fukui, a Nobel laureate for chemistry.
The Japanese physicist Hideki Yukawa (1907-1981) used the ideas of Heisenberg and Fermi to build up a theory that would explain the nucleus.
The manifesto was signed by nine other scientists including Rotblat and the late Nobel laureate Hideki Yukawa.