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NASA will host a news teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT), Wednesday, Aug. 29, to announce new discoveries from its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The discoveries are related to the distant universe, including supermassive black holes and rare galaxies.
The briefing participants are:
– Daniel Stern, astronomer, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
– Peter Eisenhardt, WISE project scientist, JPL
– Jingwen Wu, astronomer, JPL
– Rachel Somerville, astrophysics professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
A link to the teleconference graphics will be available at the start of the event at www.nasa.gov/wise .