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The Accelerating Universe
The Dirac Lecture 2012 is presented by Nobel Laureate Professor Brian P. Schmidt
Sponsored by the Australian Institute of Physics NSW and Royal Society of NSW
Brian P. Schmidt is a Distinguished Professor, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and astrophysicist.
He is known for his research in using supernovae as cosmological probes. He currently holds an Australia Research Council Federation Fellowship and was elected to the Royal Society in 2012.
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.