Nobel Winner Inspires High School Science Students

Adam Riess, an alumnus of Watchung Hills Regional High School and the New Jersey Governor's School in Madison, talked to current Governor's School students at Drew University, according to a report.

Nobel Prize winner Adam Riess, and the New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences, talked to current students of the Governor's School on Wednesday, according to a Star-Ledger report.

The Governor's School is a summer program for academically talented high school students held at Drew University in Madison and at Rutgers University's Piscataway campus.

Riess attended the school of Sciences at Drew in 1987 and was turned on to physics by Drew Professor James Supplee, the chair of university's Physics Department.

On Wednesday, Riess showed off his medal to students and that won him the Nobel Prize for physics in 2011, the newspaper said.


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