Adam Riess

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Adam Riess

Adam Guy Riess (born December 16, 1969) is an American astrophysicist and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute and is known for his research in using supernovae as cosmological probes. Riess shared both the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy and the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics with Saul Perlmutter and Brian P. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Riess has received more than 178,634 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 347th most popular astronomer.

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  • 55

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  • 9.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronomers, Adam Riess ranks 348 out of 495Before him are Luigi Carnera, Ludwig Biermann, Catherine Wolfe Bruce, Hermann von Struve, Maurice Loewy, and Marguerite Laugier. After him are Tsutomu Seki, Elizabeth Roemer, William Henry Smyth, Richard Martin West, Vincenzo Cerulli, and Charles Piazzi Smyth.

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Among people born in 1969, Adam Riess ranks 123Before him are Jonas Kaufmann, Nate Dogg, Sophie Kinsella, Tommy Morrison, Adela Noriega, and Muhammad V of Kelantan. After him are Stephen Hendry, Tomas Brolin, Steve McQueen, Hugo Maradona, Naveen Andrews, and Paul Adelstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Adam Riess ranks 4,627 out of 12,171Before him are Leigh Brackett (1915), Seasick Steve (1951), Cameron Boyce (1999), Michael B. Jordan (1987), Melanie (1947), and Carmine Appice (1946). After him are Jeff Sessions (1946), Tyler, the Creator (1991), Frank Sinatra Jr. (1944), Joe Engle (1932), Barry Corbin (1940), and Bessie Coleman (1892).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Adam Riess ranks 65Before him are Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Allan Sandage (1926), George Herbig (1920), Henry L. Giclas (1910), Eugene Parker (1927), and Carl A. Wirtanen (1910). After him are Elizabeth Roemer (1929), David Todd Wilkinson (1935), Henry E. Holt (1929), Charles Augustus Young (1834), Edwin Foster Coddington (1870), and Charlotte Moore Sitterly (1898).