Definition of Hideki Yukawa
1. Noun. Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981).
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"A few years later Hideki Yukawa, theoretical physicist on the Kyoto faculty, was awarded the Nobel Prize. Kelly finally left the Occupation in March 1950, ..."
2. Remember Your Humanity: International Student/Young Pugwash Yearbook 2005 by Arthur Petersen, Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra (2006)
"... Max Born, Percy Bridgman, Leopold Infeld, Frederic Joliot-Curie, Herman Muller, Linus Pauling, Cecil Powell, Joseph Rotblat, and Hideki Yukawa), ..."
3. Le Livre de l'année by Encyclopédie Grolier (1895)
"Un physicien japonais, Hideki Yukawa, les considérait comme responsables de la puissante attraction qui retient protons et neu- ..."
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