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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.
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.
LIGO sees second gravitational waves created by colliding black holes (Newsweek)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by Newsweek.
A crucial second note heard in soundtrack of chaotic cosmos (U.S. News)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by U.S. News.
LIGO Has Detected Gravitational Waves (Again) (The Atlantic)
Penn State astronomer Chad Hanna is quoted in this article by The Atlantic.
How the giraffe got its neck (New Yorker)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article in the New Yorker.
How did the giraffe get its improbable neck? Genetic analysis finds some clues (Washington Post)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article in the Washington Post.
Genome Reveals Why Giraffes Have Long Necks (Scientific American)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article in Scientific American.
Genetic Clues Reveal How Giraffes Got Their Long Necks (Gizmodo)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article by Gizmodo.
How Giraffe Necks Stretched to New Heights (Discover)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article in Discover Magazine.
Scientists Solve Mystery of Giraffe's Long Neck (Wall Street Journal)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this video by the Wall Street Journal.
First giraffe genome reveals the oddity behind an African icon (PBS)
Penn State biologist Douglas Cavener's research is featured in this article by PBS.
Synchronised spinning! Family of four planets discovered with orbits so carefully timed they keep their solar system stable (Daily Mail)
Penn State astronomer Eric Ford’s research is featured in this article by the Daily Mail.

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