Adam Riess

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Adam Riess
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BornAdam Guy Riess
(1969-12-16) 16 December 1969 (age 49)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
ResidenceUnitit States
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology,
Harvard Varsity,
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
Kent forAcceleratin universe / Dark energy
Hauf-marrae(s)Nancy Joy Schondorf (m. 1998)
AwairdsHelen B. Warner Prize for Astronomy (2002)
Shaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2011)
Albert Einstein Medal (2011)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsJohns Hopkins Varsity / Space Telescope Science Institute

Adam Guy Riess (born December 16, 1969) is a U.S. astropheesicist an Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins Varsity an the Space Telescope Science Institute an is kent for his resairch in uisin supernovae as cosmological probes. Riess shared baith the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy an the 2011 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi Saul Perlmutter an Brian P. Schmidt for providin evidence that the expansion o the universe is acceleratin.