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A selection of links to news stories on the web featuring the work of scientists in the Eberly College of Science.
Containing Ebola (Africa News Tonight)
Penn State biologist Katriona Shea is interviewed in this episode of Africa News Tonight, an audio news magazine featuring correspondent reports from Voices of America. The story begins at 5:38 in the video.
Study: Most Effective Measures Identified for Containing Ebola (Voices of America)
Penn State biologist Katriona Shea is quoted in this article by Voices of America.
Swirling bacteria illuminate the strange physics of swarms (WIRED)
Penn State chemist Igor Aronson is mentioned in this article by WIRED.
Did Intelligent Space Aliens Once Live in Our Solar System? (NBC News)
Penn State astronomer Jason Wright is quoted in this article by NBC News.
New super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of life (USA Today)
Penn State astronomer Eric Ford is quoted in this article by USA Today.
A Long-Sought Proof, Found and Almost Lost (Quanta Magazine)
Penn State statistician Donald Richards is quoted in this article in Quanta Magazine.
The Future of Prediction (SynTalk)
Penn State statistician and astronomer Jogesh Babu is interviewed in this podcast by SynTalk.
These Stars Had the Messiest Divorce in the Galaxy (Gizmodo)
Penn State astronomer Kevin Luhman's research is featured in this article by Gizmodo.
Cottonmouths Attack When They're Stressed Out in Life (The Atlantic)
Penn State biologist Tracy Langkilde’s research is featured in this article in The Atlantic.
Researchers have peered through pulsar winds (Astronomy Magazine)
Penn State astronomer Bettina Posselt’s work is featured in this article in Astronomy Magazine.
Newfound Source of Mysterious Cosmic Bursts Poses Deeper Enigmas (Scientific American)
Penn State astronomer Derek Fox is quoted in this article in Scientific American.
Endless black holes, ice domes on Mars, and other top images of the week (Popular Science)
A photo from research led by Penn State astronomer Niel Brandt is featured in this image gallery by Popular Science.
Long-sought signal deepens mystery of fast radio bursts (Nature)
Penn State astronomer Derek Fox is featured in this article in Nature.
Mystery around strange ‘alien signals’ deepens: Bizarre cosmic radio blasts release an unexplained flash of energy (Daily Mail)
Penn State astronomer Derek Fox is featured in this article in the Daily Mail.
Fast radio bursts born in cosmic cataclysms (Astronomy Now)
Penn State astronomer Derek Fox is featured in this article in Astronomy Now.
Using satellite imagery to improve vaccination coverage (NIH)
Penn State biologists Nita Bharti and Matthew Ferrari are featured in this article by the National Institute of Health.
Fastest-spinning brown-dwarf star is detected by its bursts of radio waves (Astronomy Now)
Penn State astronomer Alex Wolszczan is featured in this article by Astronomy Now.
Latest Space-Time Ripples Confirm New Era of Astronomy (National Geographic)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by National Geographic.
For the second time ever, scientists detected gravitational waves from colliding black holes (Washington Post)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by the Washington Post.
LIGO's Second Black Hole Merger Leaves No Doubt: Einstein Was Right! (Forbes)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by Forbes.

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