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

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, October 29, 2012

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

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