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Nugent, Peter
Oral history interview with Peter Nugent, 2007 July 30.
Interview discusses how Dr. Peter Nugent joined the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP) at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1996; on his transistion from supernova theorist to theorist-observer; on K-corrections; his work on cosmological fits; on writing the Nature paper of 1998; on computer visualizations of data; work with Adam Riess of rival team; observing runs in Chile; turning point in January 1998 to believing the accelerating universe result; computer simulations; blinking of data.
Astronomer; worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as part of the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP). Research interests include supernovae, cosmology and computational astrophysics.
Nugent, Peter
Riess, Adam G.
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.
Computer simulation.
Expanding universe
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA