Photo: Nobel Prize for Physics Honors Subatomic Breakthroughs



From left to right, Japanese scientists Makoto Kobayashi and Toshihide Masukawa, along with Tokyo-born U.S. citizen Yoichiro Nambu will share the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics for their contributions to understanding a behavior of subatomic particles called symmetry breaking.

Photograph courtesy Reuters/Kyodo


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