Nobel Week attracts hordes of Japanese journos

Nagoya University students from Professor Hiroshi Amano’s laboratory give three cheers with a life-size cardboard cutout of Amano after learning he won the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Around 100 Japanese reporters and photographers are descending on Stockholm to cover Nobel Week, which kicks off today.

The week-long event, ending December 12th, does not normally attract as many Japanese reporters, but this year local media have taken great interest since there are three Japanese laureates, namely the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics: Shuji Nakamura, Hiroshi Amano and Isamu Akasaki.
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Source News: Radio Sweden
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