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Title: Berkeley Lab's Saul Perlmutter Wins Einstein Medal
Date: 02/23/2011
Publication: Berkeleyside
Editor: Lance Knobel
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Saul Perlmutter, a professor of physics at UC Berkeley and part of the Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley Lab, has been awarded this year’s Einstein Medal, presented by the Albert Einstein Society. The medal was awarded for “discovering the acceleration of the universe” through the observation of very distant supernovae. Perlmutter shares the award with Adam Riess of the Space Telescope Science Institute and John Hopkins University.