Adam Riess

Jul. 27, 2012

Ask an Astrophysicist

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess takes your questions on dark energy and the cosmos.

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Mar. 16, 2012

Adam Riess: One Cosmic Puzzle Solved, Many To Go

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess discusses the mysterious force known as dark energy.

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Oct. 07, 2011

Physics Nobelists Observed An Accelerating Universe

The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to three American astronomers.

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