Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, Adam G. Riess

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Brian P. Schmidt - Facts

Brian P. Schmidt

Brian P. Schmidt

Born: 24 February 1967, Missoula, MT, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Australian National University, Weston Creek, Australia

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"

Field: cosmology

Prize share: 1/4

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