Saturday, 02/18/2017, 6:00pm
Center for Government and International Studies
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
CGIS-South, Tsai Auditorium
Dr. Takaaki Kajita
Professor, University of Tokyo,
Director, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research,
Nobel Prize in Physics 2015
"Sciences at a deep underground observatory in Kamioka"
More than thirty years have passed since research on neutrino started in Kamioka Observatory, Japan. Research, on neutrino in particular, will be presented in retrospect and for future prospects. Another ongoing project aiming at observation of gravitational waves will also be introduced.
Sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Consulate-General of Japan in Boston, and supported by Japan Association of Communication for Science and Technology