Aug 172011

In a surprise announcement, NASA has scheduled a special news briefing tomorrow afternoon at 2 PM (EST) at their Washington D.C headquarters building to discuss new details about the structure of solar storms and the impact they have on Earth. The new information comes from NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, spacecraft and other NASA probes.

The briefing will take place in NASA Headquarters’ James E. Webb Auditorium, located at 300 E St. SW in Washington, and will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

The briefing panelists are:
— Madhulika Guhathakurta, STEREO program scientist, NASA Headquarters
— Craig DeForest, staff scientist, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colo.
— David Webb, research physicist, Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College
— Alysha Reinard, research scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado, Boulder
The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA TV:

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