Awards & Winners

Adam Riess

Date of Birth 16-December-1969
Place of Birth Washington, D.C.
(United States of America, United States, with Territories, Contiguous United States, Area code 202)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Astronomer, Professor
Adam Guy Riess is an American astrophysicist at The Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute and is known for his research in using supernovae as cosmological probes. Riess shared both the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy and the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics with Saul Perlmutter and Brian P. Schmidt for providing evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

Awards by Adam Riess

Check all the awards nominated and won by Adam Riess.


Nobel Prize in Physics
(for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae)
Albert Einstein Medal