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Brian Schmidt

'A celebration of science'

Brian Schmidt
Video: 3 minutes 58 seconds

Astrophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate and Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University, Professor Brian Schmidt chats with us about butterfly nets, winning the Nobel Prize, the value of science and knowing yourself.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.