Where was Brian Schmidt working when he shared the 2006 Shaw Prize?
Mount Stromlo Observatory
University of Melbourne's Observatory
Harvard University's Observatory
California Institute of Technology's Observatory
Brian Schmidt was working at the Mount Stromlo Observatory when he shared the 2006 Shaw Prize. He was working on a project called the High-Z Supernova Search Team, which was studying the expansion of the universe. The team found that the universe was expanding at an accelerating rate, which was a surprising discovery. Schmidt was awarded the Shaw Prize for his work on this project.
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