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Announcement of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics (9 minutes)

Following the announcement, Professor Olga Botner described to freelance journalist Joanna Rose why the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe was like 'applying the brakes on a car'. She also explained how one sees this acceleration, the size of the acceleration and what this means for the fate of the universe.
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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011    

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