The 1995 Kyoto Prize Workshops
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics
11 /12 Sun
13:10 - 17:15
Address：Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan
An astrophysicist who introduced the knowledge and methods of fundamental physics into analysis of astronomical phenomena, applying scientific principles from such fields as nuclear physics and fluid dynamics. Through studies of stellar evolution and the solar system, he developed theories explaining many astronomical phenomena and contributed immeasurably to the maturation of modern astrophysics.