From: National Science Foundation
Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold a press conference to announce a groundbreaking result.
What: Press conference on groundbreaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope.
Who: NSF Director France Córdova will deliver remarks. A panel of EHT researchers will also deliver remarks and answer questions:
When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9 a.m. EDT
Where: The National Press Club, 529 14th St N.W., Washington, D.C., 20045. The event will also be streamed live online.
RSVP: Credentialed press can register to attend the event in person by contacting email@example.com. To attend, media must register by 6:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 8. Details about submitting questions or scheduling interviews will be sent to journalists following registration.
Immediately following the press conference, panelists and other experts from the EHT collaboration will be available for interviews.
NSF will issue a press release the morning of the press conference. Translations of the press release will be available in multiple languages, along with extensive supporting audiovisual material.
In addition to the press briefing in the U.S, press conferences will be held simultaneously in Brussels, Santiago, Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo. Speakers in some of the locations to include:
If you wish to embed the press conference in your online feed, you may do so from either the NSF Black Holes Special Report or the NSF direct livestream link. The NSF Special Report includes additional information about exploring and studying black holes.
For further information about EHT, please check the Event Horizon Telescope webpage.
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