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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.

Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018 (13 December 2018)

Unprecedented screen of 500,000 compounds reveals new candidates for malaria prevention drug (6 December 2018)

Training grant supports graduate students studying gene regulation (3 December 2018)

Corals and their microbiomes evolved together (29 November 2018)

Lizards quickly adapt to threat from invasive fire ants, reversing geographical patterns of lizard traits
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Katriona Shea Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (27 November 2018)

Traffic noise stresses out frogs, but some have adapted (21 November 2018)

Inaugural Science Achievement Graduate Fellows (SAGF) Lecture scheduled for November 29 (19 November 2018)

Science Achievement Graduate Fellows (SAGF) Lecture — “Statistics and the Fair Administration of Justice” (Event Date: 29 November 2018) (Berg Auditorium (100 Huck Life Sciences Building), from 29 November 2018 03:30 PM to 29 November 2018 05:30 PM)

DNA structure impacts rate and accuracy of DNA synthesis (13 November 2018)

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