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Grey Hautaluoma
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Nov. 1, 2007
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M07-151
 
 
Scientists Discover New Member of Exoplanet Family
 
 
WASHINGTON - Astronomers will announce new findings about a planetary system similar to our own at a media teleconference Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. EST. Funding for the study was provided by NASA and the National Science Foundation.

The briefing participants are:
- Debra Fischer - astronomer, San Francisco State University
- Geoff Marcy - astronomer, University of California, Berkeley
- Jonathan Lunine - planetary scientist, University of Arizona, Tucson
- Zlatan Tsvetanov - program scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington

Reporters should call the Media Relations Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at 818-354-5011 for dial-in participation information. NASA will stream audio of the briefing live on the Web at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


At the start of the briefing, NASA will post supporting images and graphics at:

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/formedia/telecon-20071106/


For information about NASA's planet-hunting missions, visit:

http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov
 

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