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Don Savage/Nancy Neal
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1547)
June 27, 2003
NASA To Reveal Discovery About Pulsars At Space Science Update
Recent findings about the fundamental properties of rapidly spinning pulsars, from observations using NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer, will be the topic of the next Space Science Update (SSU). The SSU is at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 2, 2003, in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street S.W., Washington.

Panelists include:

Dr. Deepto Chakrabarty, assistant professor of physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
Dr. Rudy Wijnands, research and teaching fellow, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Dr. Lars Bildsten, professor of physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Dr. Barry Barish, professor of physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Dr. Anne Kinney, director of astronomy and physics, NASA Headquarters, Washington

The SSU will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers.

NASA Television is broadcast on AMC-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz.

Audio of the broadcast will be available on voice circuit at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., by calling 321/867-1220/1240/1260.

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