Saul Perlmutter (born September 22, 1959) is an American astrophysicist. He worked 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.
|Education||Harvard University (AB)|
University of California, Berkeley (PhD)
|Known for||Accelerating universe / Dark energy|
|Spouse(s)||Laura Nelson (1 child)|
|Awards||Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award (2002)|
Shaw Prize in Astronomy (2006)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2007)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2011)
Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2015)
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory|
|Doctoral advisor||Richard A. Muller|
Perlmutter won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics.