Exploring Nobel Prize-winning research

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Children listen to a guide in a one-10th scale model of the Super-Kamiokande underground neutrino detector at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo's Koto Ward on Sunday.

Takaaki Kajita, 56, director of the University of Tokyo's Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, who won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on Oct. 6, used the Super-Kamiokande to detect neutrinos.

Many families visited the museum to see the model, which has an array of replicas of photomultiplier tubes on its four-meter-high wall and ceiling.