NASA Announces Media Teleconference To Explain Missing Sunspots
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 3, to discuss the first computer model that explains the recent period of decreased solar activity during the sun's 11-year cycle. The recent solar minimum, a period characterized by a lower frequency of sunspots and solar storms, ended in 2008 and was the deepest observed in almost 100 years.

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The teleconference panelists are:

  • Richard Fisher, director, Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Dibyendu Nandi, assistant professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, India
  • Andres Munoz-Jaramillo, visiting research fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Delores Knipp, visiting scientist, University of Colorado at Boulder

Supporting information for the briefing will be posted at: http://www.nasa.gov/sunearth

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on the Web at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

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