NASA Announces Televised Black Hole Press Conference

NASA will hold a press conference at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 15, to discuss new discoveries about giant black holes in the early universe.

NASA Announces Televised Black Hole Press Conference

 
 
NASA Announces Televised Black Hole Press Conference
 
 
WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a press conference at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 15, to discuss new discoveries about giant black holes in the early universe.

The event will be in the NASA Headquarters Webb auditorium located at 300 E Street SW in Washington. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the event live.

The panelists for the announcement are:
-- Wilt Sanders, Chandra program scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington
-- Ezequiel Treister, astrophysicist, University of Hawaii, Hilo
-- Kevin Schawinski, astrophysicist, Yale University, New Haven
-- Priya Natarajan, professor, Yale University
-- Mitchell Begelman, professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

Reporters may attend the event, join by phone, or ask questions from participating NASA locations. To RSVP or obtain dial-in information, journalists must contact Trent Perrotto at trent.j.perrotto@nasa.gov with their name, media affiliation and work telephone number by 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15.

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

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

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