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Briefing Materials: NASA Missions Explore Record-Setting Cosmic Blast

On Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, NASA held a media teleconference to discuss new findings related to a brilliant gamma-ray burst detected on April 27. Audio of the teleconference is available for download here.

Related feature story: www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-sees-watershed-cosmic-blast-in-unique-detail/.

Audio of Sylvia Zhu interview for a Science Podcast.


Briefing Speakers


Introduction: Paul Hertz, NASA Astrophysics Division Director, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Charles Dermer, astrophysicist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

Thomas Vestrand, astrophysicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, N.M.

Chryssa Kouveliotou, astrophysicist, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.


Presenter 1: Charles Dermer















Presenter 2: Thomas Vestrand



Presenter 3: Chryssa Kouveliotou



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For More Information

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/shocking-burst.html


Credits

Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Francis Reddy (Syneren Technologies): Writer
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Missions:
Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
Swift

Data Used:
Swift
Fermi

This item is part of these series:
Astrophysics Animations
Astrophysics Simulations
Astrophysics Stills

Goddard TV Tape:
G2013-098 -- GRB Media Telecon

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