Saul Perlmutter durin the Nobel week 2011
22 September 1959|
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
UC Berkeley (PhD)
|Kent for||Acceleratin universe / Dark energy|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Laura Nelson (1 child)|
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awaird (2002)|
Shaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2007)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2011)
|Doctoral advisor||Richard A. Muller|
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.