The Nobel Prize for Physics Explained [Video]

The Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded this week to Adam Reiss, Saul Perlmutter and Brian P. Schmidt for their discovery of the accelerated expansion of the universe. Current theory holds that this is evidence for dark matter, though the Nobel committee was wise to award the prize for the discovery and not its inferred meaning. Here, MinutePhysics¬†explains the team’s findings and what they could mean, all in about a minute.

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