Second from right, Adam Riess and his wife, Nancy Riess pose for photos with Adam's colleagues. Adam Riess, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in Physics and Astronomy at The Johns Hopkins University and a scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute, today was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for leadership in the High-z Team's 1998 discovery that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating. (LtoR for colleagues on left of Riess) Dr. John Mace Grunsfeld, Deputy Director of Space Telescope Science Institute and an astronaut; Carol Greider, PhD. and a past co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; and Ronald J. Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University.
Baltimore Sun photo by Kim Hairston
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