The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, Adam G. Riess
Adam G. Riess
Born: 16 December 1969, Washington, DC, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"