"The Discovery of Cosmic Acceleration" Lecture by Prof. Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate

Jointly hosted by the Queensland University of Technology and the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, this event featured Prof. Brian Schmidt, a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics. In the lecture, Prof. Schmidt shares his "fairytale of a science story" that led to the startling discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. Prof. Schmidt also offers some personal wisdom about the research process, the trials and tribulations of a career in science, and life in general. Recorded at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, on 11 April 2014. Introduction by Dr. Robert K. Perrons.