Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, Adam G. Riess

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Saul Perlmutter - Facts

Saul Perlmutter

Saul Perlmutter

Born: 1959, Champaign-Urbana, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"

Field: cosmology

Prize share: 1/2

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