Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University is an astronomer designing experiments and devices to advance understanding of the geometry of the universe and the story of both its beginning and its end.
MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or
take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows
underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of
MacArthur Fellows knows neither boundaries nor the constraints of age, place, and endeavor.