Press Release

Media advisory: Researchers reveal newest findings on infant universe

By SpaceRef Editor
March 14, 2006
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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 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 QuiƱones 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/.

PIO contact: Lisa Nike
443-287-9906
Lde@jhu.edu
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF NEWS AND INFORMATION
Phone: (443) 287-9960 / Fax: (443) 287-9920

SpaceRef staff editor.