Professor Brian Schmidt

Astronomer
B.S. Phys, B.S. Astro UofA, 1989; A.M. Astro, Harvard 1992; PhD, Astro, Harvard 1993, FAA NAS RACEFyN

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About

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I am an astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University, formerly known as Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories. I work in several areas of astronomy, most notably with exploding stars called supernovae. But I also chase after Gamma Ray Bursts, and am heading a project to build a new Telescope which will map the Southern Sky called SkyMapper!

Affiliations

Research interests

Supernovae, Cosmology, Gamma Ray Bursts, Survey Astronomy, Photometry

Location

Duffield - Upper - D106A