NASA News Conference On Newly Found Extreme Objects (W/Video)

Photo: This artist’s concept illustrates what the flaring black hole called GX 339-4 might look like. CREDIT: NASA

from Before Its News

Thursday, August 23, 2012 20:41

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 .

For live audio of the teleconference, visit .

Here are a dozen of the extreme object previously found by WISE. . . . Read Complete Report w/ photos

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Mysterious Black Holes

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