Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe

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Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU) is an international research institute for physics and mathematics situated in Kashiwa, Japan, near Tokyo. Its full name is "Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Todai Institutes for Advanced Study, the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan".

The main subjects of study at IPMU are particle physics, high energy physics, astrophysics, astronomy and mathematics.

History[edit]

IPMU was created in October 1, 2007, by its founding director Hitoshi Murayama and the University of Tokyo. It is funded by the Japanese Ministry of Science, as a part of their World Premier International Research Center Initiative, and by The Kavli Foundation.

Members of IPMU[edit]

More than a hundred distinguished scientists are employed at IPMU. Among them:

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