Profile: Brian Schmidt
Abstract:Brian Schmidt was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2011 along with Saul Perlmutter and Adam Riess. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and of the US National Academy of Sciences. Schmidt has made significant contributions in observational cosmology, supernovae, gamma‐ray bursts and all‐sky surveys. Ragbir Bhathal interviewed him in 2006 for the National Oral History Project on significant Australian Astronomers sponsored by the National Library of Australia. (Photos: Belinda Pratten)
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Director of the OZ OSETI Project and an astrophysicist in the School of Engineering at the University of Western Sydney in Australia, and Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Australian National University.
Publication date: February 1, 2012