Media Advisory - Broadcast feed to be available: Stephen Hawking to deliver
special address on his research, life and times at Canada's Perimeter

WATERLOO, ON, June 20 /CNW/ - Prof. Stephen Hawking is conducting private research activities at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) this summer, in what is expected to be the first of many visits. On June 20th, 2010 Prof. Hawking, a PI Distinguished Research Chair, will deliver a public address recounting his research, life and times. This special presentation will be filmed in HD in front of a filled theatre at PI and the footage will be packaged into a 10 minute broadcast feed.

Below are the coordinates for the two satellite uplinks that will carry the broadcast feed on June 20, 2010 from 19:00-19:15 EDT.

    Domestic Uplink:
    Galaxy 17 K19 slot A
    U/L: 14366.5V
    D/L: 12066.5H
    Symbol rate: 6.1113
    FEC 3/4

    European Uplink:
    NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot AB (9 Mhz)
    U/L: 14474.5V
    D/L: 11684.5H
    Symbol rate: 7.5
    FEC 7/8

SOURCE Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

For further information: For further information: Lisa Lambert, Communications Coordinator, Perimeter Institute, Phone: 519-569-7600 x5051,

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