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Masatoshi Koshiba

1926 - 2020

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Masatoshi Koshiba (小柴 昌俊, Koshiba Masatoshi, 19 September 1926 – 12 November 2020) was a Japanese physicist and one of the founders of neutrino astronomy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masatoshi Koshiba has received more than 149,354 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Masatoshi Koshiba is the 279th most popular physicist (down from 245th in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from Japan (down from 144th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Japanese Physicist.

Masatoshi Koshiba is most famous for his discovery of the neutrino. He won the Nobel Prize in 2002 for this discovery.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Masatoshi Koshiba ranks 279 out of 721Before him are Klaus von Klitzing, Andre Geim, Jan Ingenhousz, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Gérard Mourou, and Henry Way Kendall. After him are Jack Steinberger, Hugh David Politzer, Moshé Feldenkrais, Otto Robert Frisch, Georg Bednorz, and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, Masatoshi Koshiba ranks 85Before him are Shigeo Sugimoto, James Stirling, Paul Berg, Karl Richter, John Schlesinger, and Henry Way Kendall. After him are John Berger, Andrew Schally, Siegfried Lenz, Joachim Fest, Roger Corman, and Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco. Among people deceased in 2020, Masatoshi Koshiba ranks 95Before him are Robert Conrad, Betty Williams, Ilija Petković, Jair Marinho, Borys Paton, and Roger Scruton. After him are David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Jack Steinberger, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Lee Konitz, and Shirley Knight.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Masatoshi Koshiba ranks 249 out of 5,560Before him are Masaru Ibuka (1908), Osamu Yamaji (1929), Hijikata Toshizō (1835), Katsura Tarō (1848), Shoichi Nishimura (1912), and Toshio Hirabayashi (null). After him are Emperor Ankō (401), Masanori Tokita (1925), Mōri Motonari (1497), Tamotsu Asakura (null), Yukio Tsuda (1917), and Tsugumi Ohba (1950).

Among PHYSICISTS In Japan

Among physicists born in Japan, Masatoshi Koshiba ranks 7Before him are Hideki Yukawa (1907), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), Isamu Akasaki (1929), Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Leo Esaki (1925), and Makoto Kobayashi (1944). After him are Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Shuji Nakamura (1954), Hantaro Nagaoka (1865), Yoshio Nishina (1890), Takaaki Kajita (1959), and Hiroshi Amano (1960).