1997 Nishina awards to CANGAROO!
On November 28, 1997, Nishina Memorial Foundation (director Dr. Kazuhiko
Nishijima) awarded a Nishina prize for the pronounced atomic physicists
of the year 1997 to 4 persons, including the Professor Tadashi Kifune
of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo and the
Associate Professor Toru Tanimori of the Tokyo Institute for Technology
for their detection of very high energy gamma-rays from celestial
objects with the CANGAROO telescope. The reception will be held on December
5, 1997, at Tokyo Kaikan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).