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

Category: Astronomy and Space Science

Event Format: Media Opportunity

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Location: Washington, DC 20564, US

WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss the latest findings from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers will report on recent observations of a previously unseen population of primitive galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago.

The teleconference panelists are:

-- Richard Ellis, astrophysicist, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

-- Abraham Loeb, chair, Astronomy Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

For dial-in information, journalists must e-mail their name, media affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at j.d.harrington@nasa.gov by 1 p.m. Dec. 12.

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

For more information about NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/hubble

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