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NASA Events Set for American Astronomical Society Meeting

NASA scientists will present exciting new findings on a wide range of topics in the field of astrophysics next week at the American Astronomical Society's (AAS) 223rd annual meeting in National Harbor, Md.

The meeting takes place Jan. 5-9 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, located at 201 Waterfront Street. Media registration for the event is currently open.

All briefings will be streamed on AAS's website, accessible to registered journalists. During the five-day meeting, NASA scientists and their colleagues will present briefings on noteworthy discoveries -- made possible by NASA's astrophysics spacecraft -- including the detection of unusually bright young galaxies, new gravitational lens findings, and black hole events in dwarf galaxies.

For a complete list of NASA-related news briefings, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/2014-nasa-aas-events

The site will be updated throughout the week with additional information about NASA presentations.

For detailed information about the 223st AAS meeting, visit: http://aas.org/meetings/aas223

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov

NASA Media Contact

J.D. Harrington, Public Affairs Officer
NASA Headquarters, Washington
Office phone: 202-358-5241
Cell phone: 202-262-7048
j.d.harrington@nasa.gov

Related Links

For a complete list of NASA-related news briefings, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/2014-nasa-aas-events

For detailed information about the 223st AAS meeting, visit: http://aas.org/meetings/aas223

Page Last Updated: January 7th, 2014
Page Editor: Tony Greicius