China News Service, November 13 According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the evening of the 12th local time, Masatoshi Oshiba, an emeritus professor at the University of Tokyo in Japan and a 2002 Nobel Prize winner in physics, passed away at the age of 94.
On the evening of November 12, local time, Masatoshi Oshiba, an honorary professor at the University of Tokyo in Japan and a 2002 Nobel Prize winner in physics, passed away at the age of 94.
The picture shows the scene when Xiaochai Changjun was interviewed during his lifetime.
Image source: Video screenshot of the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK)
According to reports, since 2020, Xiao Chai's body has been deteriorating. Due to symptoms such as difficulty breathing, he has been receiving oxygen therapy before.
On the evening of November 12, due to physical exhaustion, Xiao Chai died in a hospital in Tokyo.
Masatoshi Oshiba was born in Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan in 1926. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, New York, USA in 1955. He once worked at the International Center for Elementary Particle Physics at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and later became an Honorary Professor of the University of Tokyo.
On October 8, 2002, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that it would award the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics to American scientist Raymond Davis, Japanese scientist Masatoshi Koshiba, and American scientist Riccardo Giaconi in recognition of them. Pioneer contributions made in the field of astrophysics".