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Erica Hupp/Grey Hautaluoma
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1237/0668

Megan Watzke
Chandra X-ray Center, Cambridge, Mass.
617-496-7998

June 16, 2006
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M06-101
 
 
NASA to Announce Answer to Black Hole Paradox
 
 
Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory for research are hosting a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 21, to explain how black holes light up the universe.

Reporters must call the Chandra Press Office at 617-496-7998 or email mwatzke@cfa.harvard.edu to participate. Images and graphics supporting the briefing will be posted at the start of the briefing on the Web at:

http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/j1655/media/


Audio of the event will be streamed live on the Web at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


Briefing participants:
- Jon Miller, assistant professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- John Raymond, astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.
- Meg Urry, professor, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

A video file about the discovery will air on NASA TV. For NASA TV downlink and scheduling information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


For information about NASA and agency programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home
 

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