Dr. Brian Schmidt, who won this year's Nobel Prize for Physics (with Dr. Saul Perlmutter and Dr. Adam Riess; see December 2011 JRASC, page 228), is using part of his prize money to fund an astronomy education program discontinued by the Australian government.
For more information see the full story here:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/nobel-winners-prize-for-school-science-program/story-e6frgcjx-1226215574165

Author: 
mwhitehorne
eNews date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011