August 23, 2012
PASADENA, Calif. -- 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 .
For live audio of the teleconference, visit http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio .
Whitney Clavin 818-354-4673
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
J.D. Harrington 202-358-5241