Ukichiro Nakaya

Japanese physicist and science essayist (1900–1962) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ukichiro Nakaya (中谷 宇吉郎, Nakaya Ukichirō, July 4, 1900 – April 11, 1962) was a Japanese physicist and science essayist known for his work in glaciology and low-temperature sciences. He is credited with making the first artificial snowflakes.

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Ukichiro Nakaya
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Nakaya in 1946
BornJuly 4, 1900 (1900-07-04)
DiedApril 11, 1962 (1962-04-12) (aged 61)
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
King's College London
Known forArtificial snowflakes
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
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