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What's New Under the Sun? Find Out Nov. 6 at the Next Space Science Update
What's New Under the Sun? Find Out Nov. 6 at the Next Space Science Update
31 Oct 2001
(Source: NASA Headquarters)

Dolores Beasley
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1753)

Bill Steigerwald
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
(Phone: 301/286-5017)

NOTE TO EDITORS: N01-63

Scientists have studied sunspots for the past 400 years. Now, for the first time, they can peer below the surface at conditions that reveal the Sun's dark mysteries. What they've discovered is the subject of a Space Science Update on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the James E. Webb Auditorium, NASA Headquarters, 300 E St., SW, Washington.

The participants will be:

  • Dr. George L. Withbroe, Division Director, Sun-Earth Connection, Office of Space Science, NASA Headquarters
  • Prof. Philip H. Scherrer, SOHO/MDI Principal Investigator, Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
  • Dr. Alexander G. Kosovichev, Senior Research Scientist, W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University
  • Dr. Neal E. Hurlburt, Physicist, Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Prof. Douglas O. Gough, Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Cambridge, England
The Space Science Update will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the briefing from NASA centers. NASA TV is broadcast on satellite GE-2, transponder 9C, at 85 degrees West longitude, vertical polarization, frequency 3880 MHz, audio of 6.8 MHz. The briefing will also be webcast live from the Internet through links found at:

http://www.nasa.gov

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