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Neutrino hunter Masatoshi Koshiba, Nobel laureate, dies at 94

Japanese physicist celebrated for work on detecting elusive particle

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese scientist Masatoshi Koshiba, a co-winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in physics for his pioneering contribution in the field of astrophysics, has died, the University of Tokyo said Friday. He was 94.

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