Awards & Winners

Saul Perlmutter

Date of Birth 22-September-1959
Place of Birth Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Statistical Area
Nationality United States of America
Profession Professor
Saul Perlmutter is an American astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2003. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Perlmutter shared both the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy and the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics with Brian P. Schmidt and Adam Riess for providing evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

Awards by Saul Perlmutter

Check all the awards nominated and won by Saul Perlmutter.


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