Brian Schmidt – Nobel Prize Winner 2011

A double-pow of awesome in this video. Derek Muller, of Veritasium, interviews Brian Schmidt, one of the winners of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae”.

At first they thought the Universe should be slowing down in its expansion, but their data told them otherwise. So how will the universe end?

About Stephen

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Posted on October 26, 2011, in Science News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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