Media advisory: Researchers reveal newest findings on infant universeWHAT: New results from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) satellite will be announced in a teleconference with researchers from Johns Hopkins and Princeton universities. The WMAP mission observes the oldest light in the universe, probing its infancy and growth.
WHO: Speakers will include:
- Charles Bennett, Johns Hopkins, WMAP principal investigator
- Lyman Page, Princeton, WMAP team member
- David Spergel, Princeton, WMAP team member
- Brian Greene, Columbia University, commentator (author of "The Elegant Universe" and "Fabric of the Cosmos")
WHEN: 12 p.m. EST Thursday, March 16
CALL-IN DETAILS: Due to a limited number of phone lines, the teleconference is restricted to members of the press. The teleconference can be accessed by calling (866) 269-0884. Members of the press planning to participate are asked to RSVP to Eric Quiñones at [email protected] or Lisa De Nike at [email protected].
For more information about the science and WMAP, visit http://wmap.gsfc.nasa.gov/.
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