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Brian Schmidt
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Schmidt at the 2012 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetin
BornBrian Paul Schmidt
(1967-02-24) 24 Februar 1967 (age 53)
Missoula, Montana, Unitit States
NaitionalityAustralie an Unitit States[1]
Alma materVarsity o Arizona (1989), Harvard Varsity (1993)
Hauf-marrae(s)Jennifer M. Gordon
Scientific career
InstitutionsAustralie Naitional Varsity
ThesisType II supernovae, expanding photospheres, and the extragalactic distance scale (1993)
Doctoral advisorRobert Kirshner[citation needit]

Brian Paul Schmidt AC, FRS, FAA (born Februar 24, 1967) is the Vice-Chancellor o the Australie Naitional Varsity (ANU).[3][4][5][6] He wis previously a Distinguished Professor, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow an astropheesicist at the Varsity's Mount Stromlo Observatory an Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics an he is kent for his resairch in uisin supernovae as cosmological probes. He currently haulds an Australia Research Council Federation Fellaeship an wis electit a Fellae o the Ryal Society (FRS) in 2012.[2] Schmidt shared baith the 2006 Shaw Prize in Astronomy an the 2011 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi Saul Perlmutter an Adam Riess for providin evidence that the expansion o the universe is acceleratin, makin him the anly Montana-born Nobel laureate.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics - Press Release".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Professor Brian Schmidt FRS". London: The Royal Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-02-22.
  3. Brian P Schmidt - Curriculum Vitae
  4. Brian Schmidt on Twitter
  5. with Brian Schmidt for Australian Astronomers oral history project, National Library of Australia
  6. Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 Announcement