Science in Japan Forum 2005

The Tenth
“Science in Japan” Forum
Progress in Interdisciplinary Fields of Physics:
Cosmos, Elementary Particles, Nuclei, and Atoms

Sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Cosponsored by National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation,
U.S. Department of Energy, and American Association for the Advancement of Science
Organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Washington Office

at the Cosmos Club, Washington DC on June 10, 2005


Abstracts and Biographical Notes 

8:30 am-9:00 am

Registration, Cosmos Club

9:00 am-9:10 am

Opening Remarks

Morning Session

9:10 am-9:25 am

Moderator’s Speech

Michael S. Turner
Assistant Director, Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences, NSF
Professor, University of Chicago

9:25 am-10:15 am

Search for the Limit of Einstein’s Relativity
— Extreme Cosmic-Rays and More —

Humitaka Sato
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Professor, Department of Physics, Konan University

10:15 am-10:35 am

Coffee Break

10:35 am-11:25 am

Super-Kamiokande

Yoichiro Suzuki
Director, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo

11:25 am-12:15 pm

Amazing Cosmos: Highlighting Japan-U.S. Collaboration

Yasuo Tanaka
Director, Bonn Office of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

12:15 pm-1:45 pm

Luncheon at Old and New Dining Room, Cosmos Club

Afternoon Session

1:45 pm-2:00 pm

Moderator’s Speech

Peter D. Barnes
Former Director, Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory

2:00 pm-2:50 pm

Discoveries of Quasi-Stable Exotic Atoms and Nuclei Involving Antiprotons, Pions and Kaons
— Their impacts on fundamental physics —

Toshimitsu Yamazaki
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

2:50 pm-3:40 pm

Flavored Nuclear Matter and Nuclear Force

Ken’ichi Imai
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

3:40 pm-4:10 pm

Coffee Break

4:10 pm-5:00 pm

Small Sciences at Large Facilities — Condensed matter science studied by neutron and synchrotron radiation —

Yasuhiko Fujii
Director, Center for Neutron Science, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

5:30 pm-6:00 pm

Cocktails at the Westin Embassy Row Hotel

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Buffet-style Reception at the Westin Embassy Row Hotel

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