Nobel laureate Saul Perlmutter with an image of supernova 1987a in the background. Photo: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory OUR SHINING STARS Astrophysics, climate change, technology, and education are all on the table at tonight’s conversation with three local and renowned scholars. Yes, this one’s in El Cerrito — 960 Avis Drive — but one of […]
A sign erected at UC Berkeley shortly after Saul Perlmutter won Nobel Prize Berkeleyside reader Sandy Hamburg was walking through UC Berkeley shortly after it was announced in October that Professor Saul Perlmutter had been awarded a Nobel Prize for physics. As Prof. Perlmutter himself put it, one of the best perks of the prize […]
Who cares about a silly Nobel prize when you get a UC Berkeley parking permit with it?
Physicist Saul Perlmutter from Berkeley Lab. Photo: LBNL, Roy Kaltschmidt. 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 […]