The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, Adam G. Riess
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"
Prize share: 1/4