Press Conference: From Comets to Galaxies

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Jan 10th at 2:15 PM until 3:15 PM


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A Rapid Decrease in the Rotation Rate of Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak**
Dennis Bodewits (University of Maryland)

A Special Announcement from NASA
Paul Hertz (NASA Headquarters)

Green Bank Telescope Detects Hydrogen Clouds in the Fermi Bubble Wind
Jay Lockman (Green Bank Observatory)

360-Degree Video: A New Visualization of the Galactic Center
Christopher Russell (Instituto de Astrofísica / Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

ALMA Sees Galaxies Only 800 Million Years After the Big Bang**
Renske Smit (University of Cambridge)

**Note that the results being presented by Bodewits and Smit are the subjects of Nature papers being published online on Wednesday, 10 January, at 1:00 pm EST, which is 1 hour 15 minutes before the AAS briefing begins. We encourage — but do not require — you to wait till after the briefing to publish any news articles incorporating Bodewits's and/or Smit's results. Thanks to Leslie Sage and his colleagues at Nature for coordinating with the AAS press office.