New observations from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory
provide a window to new forms of matter. This significant
discovery, which challenges some of the most fundamental
questions in physics, is the topic of a Space Science Update
scheduled for 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, April 10, in the James E.
Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW in

The Space Science Update panelists will be:

* Anne Kinney, director of the Astronomy and Physics
Division, Office of Space Science, NASA headquarters, Washington

* Jeremy Drake, Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center
for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.

* Norman Glendenning, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

* David Helfand, Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics,
Columbia University, New York

* Michael Turner, Professor and Chair of the Department of
Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago

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 on the Internet at: