Dwayne Brown/Grey Hautaluoma
Chandra X-ray Center, Cambridge, Mass.
April 17, 2006
NASA Announces Black Holes Found to be "Green"
Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory will hold a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, April 24, to announce a fundamental discovery about black holes.
Reporters must call the Chandra Press Office at (617) 496-7998 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 11 a.m. April 24 for participation information. Images and graphics supporting the briefing will be posted online at the start of the briefing at:
Audio of the event will be streamed live on the Web at: www.nasa.gov/newsaudio
- Steven Allen, assistant professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.
- Christopher Reynolds, associate professor, University of Maryland, College Park
- Kimberly Weaver, astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
A video file about the discovery will air on NASA TV on April 24. NASA TV is carried on an MPEG-2 digital signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. It's available in Alaska and Hawaii on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization.
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