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Title: Moore Foundation Awards $2.38 Million for Supernova Research
URL: http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/Phys-Moore-Foundation.html
Date: 09/21/2004
Publication: Berkeley Lab Research News
Editor: Paul Preuss
Extended Text: BERKELEY, CA The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of San Francisco has awarded $2,377,000 to the University of California at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory, in support of the Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory). Saul Perlmutter is co-PI on the grant, which is intended to further dark energy research through the study and understanding of nearby Type Ia supernovae, a special class of very bright exploding stars. Congratulations to Saul, to his co-PI Mike Levi and to the whole SSL/LBNL/Physics Department team!