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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.

Eberly College of Science promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2019 (21 June 2019)

'Pop' goes the rocket: Arts Fest workshop to ignite kids' curiosity in STEM (17 June 2019)

Xin Zhang honored as Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences (14 June 2019)

Ants maintain essential interactions despite environmental flux (12 June 2019)

Harvesters of Light (12 June 2019)

Mauricio Terrones Named Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics (29 May 2019)

Alumnus Christopher Wolfgang honored with Distinguished Alumni Award (29 May 2019)

Ayusman Sen recieves Humboldt Research Award (28 May 2019)

Adding a carbon atom transforms 2D semiconducting material (24 May 2019)

Penn State student Taylor Baum receives PennACE Student of the Year Award (21 May 2019)

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