Brian P. Schmidt

Brian P. Schmidt

Brian P. Schmidt is the vice chancellor of the Australian National University. Schmidt shared both the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy and the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics with Saul Perlmutter and Adam Riess for providing evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

He graduated with a B.S. in physics and B.S.  in astronomy from the University of Arizona in 1989.

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