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adam riess

Astrophysics
Mystery of how fast our universe is expanding grows
Published April 25, 2019
As scientists refine Hubble measurements, the disparity between the calculated and expected rate of universe expansion widens
'Hubble Tension'
Cosmic crisis quelled?
Published Nov 28, 2018
Hopkins theorists suggest that an exotic form of dark energy is responsible for a discrepancy in the rate at which the universe expands
Cosmology
Measurements of the universe provide evidence of the unknown
Published July 12, 2018
Astronomers calculate most accurate measurement to date of universe's expansion rate, providing further evidence of a physics mystery
Astrophysics
Hubble's inconsistent constant
Published March 2, 2018
The universe is expanding faster than expected, and cosmologists aren't sure why
Astrophysics
How fast is the universe expanding? Measurements yield different results
Published Jan 11, 2018
Nobel-winning astrophysicist Adam Riess says dark matter behavior could explain calculation discrepancy / BBC News
Space scholar
Nobel laureate Adam Riess named 22nd BDP
Published July 8, 2016
Astrophysicist won 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for his team's discovery that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating
Space Studies
Universe expanding faster than predicted
Published June 3, 2016
JHU Nobel laureate Adam Riess says findings could shed light on composition of the universe
Star bright
Split supernova images
Published March 11, 2015
Research team lead by JHU astronomer uses Hubble to view light from distant exploding star
Breakthrough Prize
Astrophysicist Adam Riess shares $3M physics award
Published Nov 10, 2014
Nobel laureate among recipients of world's most lucrative academic prize for discovering the acceleration of the expansion of the universe
Outta sight
Stellar discovery
Published April 4, 2013
Johns Hopkins team uses Hubble to discover farthest known supernova