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J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-5241
j.d.harrington@nasa.gov
 
Megan Watzke
Chandra X-ray Center, Cambridge, Mass.
617-496-7998
mwatzke@cfa.harvard.edu
 
Dec. 10, 2008
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-249
 
 
NASA to Announce New Findings on Dark Energy
 
 
WASHINGTON -- Astronomers will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. EST to announce important new results on dark energy that were made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

The briefing participants are:
-- Alexey Vikhlinin, astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Mass.
-- William Forman, astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
-- David Spergel, theoretical astrophysicist, Princeton University

To participate in the teleconference, reporters must contact the Chandra press office at 617-496-7998 or via e-mail at mwatzke@cfa.harvard.edu before noon on Tuesday, Dec. 16, for dial-in information.

A video file about the discovery will air on NASA Television on Dec. 16. The teleconference audio will be streamed live on the Web at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


For information about NASA and agency programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov


 

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