niwa photoPhoto from jinr.ruAt the 129th session held on 18−19 February in Dubna, the JINR Scientific Council approved the decision of the International Jury to award the 2020 Bruno Pontecorvo Prize to Professor NIWA Kimio (Nagoya University, Japan) for the development of the high-resolution nuclear emulsion technique, which led to identification of the tau neutrino and direct observation of tau neutrino oscillations.