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Yoshino-san's "Science of Candles" recommended as a homeroom teacher and reunion


Mr. Akira Yoshino, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, recommended a book that became an opportunity to become interested in chemistry, and was a teacher in elementary school.

Yoshino-san's “Science of Candles” recommended for elementary school teachers and reunion December 18th 20:30

Mr. Akira Yoshino, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, reunited with a teacher in elementary school who recommended a book that was interested in chemistry for the first time in about 60 years. My curiosity inspired me to win the Nobel Prize, ”he expressed gratitude.

Mr. Akira Yoshino said that he recommended the book "Science of Candles", a scientific explanation of how candles burn when elementary school students were interested in chemistry. I introduce it repeatedly.

NHK's interview revealed that this teacher was Yoshie Tsuda (83), and Yoshino and Tsuda reunited at NHK Osaka Broadcasting Station for the first time in about 60 years.

When Mr. Tsuda asked, “Do you understand?”, Mr. Yoshino replied, “I understand. I remember,” with a surprised expression. “Thanks to the teacher, I was interested in chemistry and led to the Nobel Prize. "I expressed gratitude."

Mr. Tsuda told me that he did not remember introducing the book and said, “It was a prize because of the nature and power of Yoshino who continued to make efforts even if there were serious problems.” Mr. Yoshino recalled the memories of his elementary school days, responding with a smile, saying, “My curiosity that I was a child was a big stimulus for the teacher.”

Source: nhk

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