Exoplanets, Dwarf Stars, Gamma-Ray Flashes, New Images Among NASA News Highlights At American Astronomical Society Meeting

WASHINGTON -- NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of space science topics during the meeting of the American Astronomical Society. The meeting runs Sunday, Jan. 9, through Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center, located at 800 Convention Place in Seattle.

Media briefings during the conference will discuss new results on
exoplanet research, dwarf stars, gamma-ray flashes and black holes.
New images will be released from missions including the Hubble Space
Telescope; the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE; the
Chandra X-ray Observatory; and the Stratospheric Observatory for
Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA. NASA scientists and their colleagues
who use NASA research capabilities will present noteworthy findings
during scientific sessions that are open to registered journalists.

Registration is still open.

For a complete list of NASA-related news briefings at the meeting, visit:


The website contains detailed information about how reporters can
participate in the briefings, both on-site and remotely. The site
will be updated throughout the week with additional information about
NASA presentations.

Source: NASA

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