Professor Brian Schmidt is a revolutionary in the field of astrophysics and co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics.
His team’s discovery countered all established thinking about our universe, discovering that it is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate.
Professor Brian Schmidt AC FRS is a Nobel laureate, leading advocate for Australian science and education, and a thought-provoking speaker. He delivered The Warren Centre’s Beyond Earth: Exploring the Last Frontier lecture on Tuesday 10th February 2015 at the Law Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney.
Astronomy has made remarkable progress over the past century but remains a frontier science, and Australia has played a pivotal role in our current level of understanding.