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NASA News Conference Scheduled With Nobel Prize Winner

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2006

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NASA hosts a news briefing Tuesday at 3 P.M. EDT with Dr. John C. Mather, who was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physics by the Royal Academy of Sciences. Mather is the first NASA civil servant scientist to be awarded this prestigious honor.

The briefing will be in the auditorium at NASA headquarters, 300 E Street S.W., Washington. It will air live on NASA TV and on the Web at: http://www.nasa.gov. Question and answer capability will be supported from participating NASA field centers.

For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and schedule information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For additional information about today's historic award, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home

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