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Media Adivsory: Researchers to Reveal
Newest Findings on Infant Universe on Thursday

WHAT: 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 noon EST, Thursday, March 16

    CALL-IN DETAILS: Due to a limited number of phone lines, the teleconference is restricted to members of the news media. 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 quinones@princeton.edu or Lisa De Nike at Lde@jhu.edu.

    For more information about the science and WMAP, visit http://wmap.gsfc.nasa.gov/.

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