Prof. Dr. Makoto Kobayashi

Nationality Japan

Institution Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago

Award 2008

Discipline Physics

Co-recipients Yoichiro Nambu, Toshihide Maskawa

Motivation "for the discovery of the origin of the broken symmetry which predicts the existence of at least three families of quarks in nature."

Further Information on the Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

Photo of Makoto  Kobayashi


Life Paths

Follow the Laureate's life path on an interactive world map.