Saul Perlmutter

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Saul Perlmutter

Saul Perlmutter durin the Nobel week 2011
Born September 22, 1959 (1959-09-22) (age 54)
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Residence Unitit States
Naitionality American
Fields Pheesics
Institutions UC Berkeley/LBNL
Alma mater Harvard (AB)
UC Berkeley (PhD)
Doctoral advisor Richard A. Muller[1]
Kent for Acceleratin universe / Dark energy
Notable awairds Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (2002)
Shaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2007)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2011)
Spoose Laura Nelson (1 child)

Saul Perlmutter (born September 22, 1959) is an American astropheesicist at the Lawrence Berkeley Naitional Laboratory an a professor o pheesics at the Varsity o Californie, Berkeley. He is a member o the American Academy o Airts & Sciences, an wis electit a Fellae o the American Association for the Advancement o Science in 2003. He is an aa member o the Naitional Academy o Sciences. Perlmutter shared baith the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy an the 2011 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi Brian P. Schmidt an Adam Riess for providin evidence that the expansion o the universe is acceleratin.

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  1. Goldhaber, Gerson. "The Acceleration of the Expansion of the Universe: A Brief Early History of the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP)". Proceedings of the 8th UCLA Dark Matter Symposium (Marina del Rey). arXiv:0907.3526. Bibcode:2009AIPC.1166...53G. doi:10.1063/1.3232196.