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Dec 19th: The Accelerating Universe

Podcaster:  Brian P. Schmidt

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ITB-BandungTitle: The Accelerating Universe

Organization: Australian National University

Link :  ICMNS 2014 Public Lecture website: http://portal.fi.itb.ac.id/nobel/pages/home.php

Original file: http://youtu.be/iILlTSAbyMI

Description:  What we know and what we don’t know about the universe. Tour of the universe with Brian P. Schmidt was a public lecture at the Fifth International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS) at Institut Teknologi Bandung Indonesia.

Bio: Brian Paul Schmidt is an astrophysicist at The Australian National University Mount Stromlo Observatory and Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics and is known for his research in using supernovae as cosmological probes. He 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.

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