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Adam Riess

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

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

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

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