News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
4 December 2013 — X-rays streaming toward Earth from the region near a neutron star that is cannibalizing its companion star have revealed the pair to be the youngest "X-ray binary" yet known. The discovery by a team that includes a Penn State astronomer is being published in this week's issue of the The Astrophysical Journal.
Litvin Publishes Electronic Resource Book in Crystallography (10 December 2013)
A Blast from Its Past Dates the Youngest Neutron-Star Binary (4 December 2013)
Neutrinos on Ice Now the Coolest New Astronomy Tool (21 November 2013)
Investigating Roles of Rare Genetic Variants in Disease (14 November 2013)
New Type of Black-Hole Quasar Discovered (7 November 2013)