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Nobel Laureate Motivated by ‘the Fate of the Universe’

October 4, 2011 | 5:03 pm

Nobel Laureate Motivated by ‘the Fate of the Universe’

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Reported by Amy Standen and Gabriela QuirĂ³s, Quest At this morning’s press conference at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, newly-minted Nobel laureate, astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter said what attracted him to his work initially was that it took a scientific approach to a philosophical question: What is the fate of the universe? Since astronomer Edwin Hubble’s observations in […]

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