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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.

Runze Li selected as Holder of the Eberly Family Chair of Statistics (19 February 2018)

Squire Booker selected as Holder of the Eberly Distinguished Chair in Science (19 February 2018)

Lectures on the Frontiers of Science #6 -- Is There Life on Other Planets? Learn how to look for signs of alien life (Event Date: 24 February 2018) (100 Thomas Building, from 24 February 2018 11:00 AM to 24 February 2018 12:30 PM)

Big black holes outpace their galaxies in growth (15 February 2018)

Three from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows (15 February 2018)

The Russell E. Marker Lectures in Evolutionary Biology set for February 19th and 20th, 2018 (12 February 2018)

Deep-sea fish use hydrothermal vents to incubate eggs (12 February 2018)

Lectures on the Frontiers of Science #5 -- Is There Life on Other Planets? Learn how scientists are trying to begin solving the mystery of how often critical factors combine on other planets to create liveable conditions (Event Date: 17 February 2018) (100 Thomas Building, from 17 February 2018 11:00 AM to 17 February 2018 12:30 PM)

Lectures on the Frontiers of Science #4 -- Is There Life on Other Planets? Learn the latest research about the birth of habitable planets (Event Date: 10 February 2018) (100 Thomas Building, from 10 February 2018 11:00 AM to 10 February 2018 12:30 PM)

Keiler elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (30 January 2018)

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