The 2002 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony was held in Stockholm, Sweden on December 10th, 2002.
Koichi Tanaka shared the deep delight of receiving the ultimate honor a scientist can receive with his family members, company representatives and researchers who supported him.
All on the front row: Physics prize laureate, Professor emeritus at the University of Tokyo Masatoshi Koshiba (second from left), chemistry prize laureates, Professor John B. Fenn (fourth from left) followed by Koichi Tanaka and Professor Kurt WÜthrich.
|Koichi Tanaka on the stage with Nobel Diploma and Medal in hand.|
|Grand Hotel where all prize laureates stayed.|
|The concert hall used to stage the award ceremony.|
|Koichi Tanaka with the other four research members after prize award ceremony.|
The Nobel Banquet
|Together with Prof. Koshiba after the ceremony.|
Co-research member Satoshi Akita with Koichi Tanaka at banquet.
Photos provided by Kyodo news,Shibata photo studio and Dr.Robert Cotter