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New gravity waves hit Earth after record-breaking trip through space

Gravitational waves produced by the birth of a massive black hole, a record-breaking billions of light-years from Earth, have been detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). The waves were generated when two smaller black holes collided and then merged to form a larger black hole with a mass about fifty times larger than our sun's.

Read more about the new gravity waves discovery here.

Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards (15 May 2018)

Penn State student Paige Laughlin receives PennACE Student of the Year Award (14 May 2018)

Abhay Ashtekar honored as an Evan Pugh Professor (11 May 2018)

Squire Booker honored as an Evan Pugh Professor (11 May 2018)

Amie Boal receives 2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (9 May 2018)

Peter Hudson to receive Penn State Honorary Alumni Award (8 May 2018)

A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles (3 May 2018)

Mackenzie Moon to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2018 (30 April 2018)

New sodium-ion electrolyte may find use in solid-state batteries (20 April 2018)

Andrew Read elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences (18 April 2018)

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