Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics

I just saw on the news this evening that three Japanese researchers, Yoichiro Nambu, Makoto Kobayashi, and Toshihide Masukawa have received the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics. This is great news! I hope this will inspire younger generations in Japan to pursue the sciences.

With the increasing number of pseudoscience/antiscience books seen on the market in Japan recently, it is refreshing to know that Japan can still kick some butt in these areas.

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