ESOcast 40: When Speed Matters — Discovery of the Accelerating Universe Wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics

In the past two decades, astronomers have made a truly revolutionary discovery: that the cosmos is not only expanding, but is doing so at an ever-faster rate. The discovery of the accelerated expansion of the Universe was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Herbert Zodet and Oli Usher.
Narration: Dr. J and Gaitee Hussain.
Music: Movetwo and zero-project.
Footage and photos: ESO, Luis Calçada, Stéphane Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard), Martin Kornmesser, José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org), Alexandre Santerne and N. B. Suntzeff, Texas A&M University.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer
: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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Release date:16 January 2012, 15:30
Related announcements:ann12004
Duration:07m 00s

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