NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 19, to announce new observations from its high-energy X-ray mission, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR).
The findings reveal new information about supernovas, the tremendous explosions that mark the ends of massive stars' lives.
The briefing participants are:
-- Paul Hertz, director of NASA's Astrophysics Division in Washington
-- Fiona Harrison, NuSTAR principal investigator, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, Calif.
-- Brian Grefenstette, astronomer, Caltech
-- Robert Kirshner, astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.
For dial-in information, media should e-mail their name, affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Feb. 19.
A link to the graphics will be posted at the start of the teleconference on NASA's NuSTAR site:
Audio and visuals will be streamed live online at:
Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA's website at: