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Astrophysicist is Co-Winner of Million-Dollar Shaw Prize

Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Charles Bennett and two colleagues today have been awarded this year’s $1 million Shaw Prize in astronomy for groundbreaking research determining the precise age, composition and curvature of the universe.