Yukawa, Hideki

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
Reference Entry
Yukawa, Hideki (1907-1981) was a Japanese theoretical physicist who won the 1949 Nobel Prize in physics for a theory he published in 1935. Yukawa was the first Japanese to receive a Nobel Prize.


Related Articles

  • The Metaphysics of Physics. Teng, Lee G. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1975, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p48 

    The article reviews the book "Creativity and Intuition: A Physicist Looks at East and West," by Hideki Yukawa.

  • Untitled.  // Time;9/21/1981, Vol. 118 Issue 12, p93 

    The article presents obituaries for several notable people including Japanese physicist Hideki Yukawa, inventor Edwin Link, and French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.

  • What is Oriental? Lal, Gobind Behari // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1975, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p2 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to a review made by Lee C. Teng on the book "Creativity and Intuition," by Hideki Yukawa in the March 1975 issue.

  • Unheeded Supplications. Hall, Syd M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1976, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p3 

    A letter to the editor is presented A letter to the editor is presented in response to the articles "Our Unfinished Business," by Samuel H. Day, Jr. and "Beyond Nuclear Deterrence," by Hideki Yukawa, both in the December 1975 issue.

  • meson theory of nuclear forces (1935) Physics.  // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p341 

    A definition of the term "meson theory of nuclear forces," is presented. This theory was proposed by Japanese physicist Hideki Yukawa. According to the theory, the short-range nucleon-nucleon forces in terms of the exchange of a particle between them. Yukawa predicted the particle that was...

  • Hideki Yukawa. Rich, Alex K. // Hideki Yukawa;8/1/2017, p1 

    Background information on Japanese physicist Hideki Yukawa is presented. The author reviews how Yukawa won the 1949 Nobel Prize in Physics, becoming the first Japanese person to win the honor. According to the author, Yukawa's ideas about the nature of atoms helped to form the foundation for...

  • Hideki Yukawa and the meson theory. Brown, Laurie M. // Physics Today;Dec86, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p55 

    This article discusses strong short-range force between neutrons and protons. History of how it was explained 50 years ago as an exchange of `heavy quanta' by a young Japanese scientist. Explanation of what heavy quanta are; Worldwide recognization of the work done on the subject by Hideki Yukawa.

  • Particle Physics in Prewar Japan. Spradley, Joseph L. // American Scientist;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p563 

    Examines the status of particle physics in prewar Japan. Contributions of Hideki Yukawa's meson theory of nuclear forces to modern physics; Japanese physicists who gained international recognition; Countries that influenced Japan's particle physics studies; Internal factors that contributed to...

  • Hideki Yukawa 1907-1981.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1982, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p65 

    The article reports on Hideki Yukawa, a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese to win the Nobel prize. Yukawa was born in 1907. He read his first and most celebrated paper "On the Interaction of Elementary Particles I," in October 1934. In 1939, he was appointed professor of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics