NASA to Discuss Supernova and Dark Energy Research at Feb. 17 Teleconference

WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a teleconference with reporters at 1 p.m.
EST on Wednesday, Feb. 17, to discuss the latest Chandra X-ray
Observatory findings that advance our understanding of certain
supernovae. This research is critical for studying dark energy, which
astronomers believe pervades the universe.

The panelists are:
- Marat Gilfanov, astrophysicist, Max Planck Institute for
Astrophysics, Garching, Germany
- Akos Bogdan, astrophysicist, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
- Mario Livio, astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute,

To reserve a telephone line, journalists should e-mail their name,
media affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at:


Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA's Web site


For more information about NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, visit:


Source: NASA

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