NASA Hosts Media Teleconference About Black Hole Studies

Image Credit: NASA
Image Credit: NASA

WASHINGTON — NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 27, to announce black hole observations from its newest X-ray telescope, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), and the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton X-ray telescope.

The briefing participants are:

—Fiona Harrison, NuSTAR principal investigator, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

—Guido Risaliti, astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.

—Arvind Parmar, head of Astrophysics and Fundamental Physics Missions Division, European Space Agency

For dial-in information, media representatives should email their name, affiliation, and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at by noon Feb. 27.

Visuals will be posted at the start of the teleconference on NASA’s NuSTAR site:

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA’s website at:

Audio and visuals will be streamed live online at:

For more information about the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton X-ray telescope, visit:

J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington

Whitney Clavin
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

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