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NASA's Fermi to Reveal New Findings About the Early Universe

Category: Astronomy and Space Science

Event Format: Media Opportunity

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012

Location: NASA HQ, Washington, DC 20546, US

WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 1, to discuss new measurements using gamma rays to investigate ancient starlight with the agency's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

Science Journal has embargoed details until 2 p.m. on Nov. 1.

The teleconference panelists are:

- Justin Finke, astrophysicist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington

- Marco Ajello, astrophysicist, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University, and the Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley

- Volker Bromm, associate professor, department of astronomy, University of Texas at Austin

For dial-in information, journalists should e-mail their name, media affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at j.d.harrington@nasa.gov.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA's website at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

For more information about NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/fermi

J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-5241
j.d.harrington@nasa.gov

Web Site Address: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

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