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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.

Axtell awarded the Masatoshi Nei Innovation Prize in Biology (8 October 2018)

Hong Ma named associate dean for research and innovation in the Eberly College of Science (2 October 2018)

Giraffe babies inherit spot patterns from their mothers (2 October 2018)

Russel E. Marker lectures in Astronomy and Astrophysics set for October 8, 9, and 10 (1 October 2018)

Mark Levi named interim head of Department of Mathematics (1 October 2018)

Shake, Rattle, and Roll to High Efficiency Photovoltaics (27 September 2018)

Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced (25 September 2018)

Philip Bevilacqua named head of Department of Chemistry (24 September 2018)

Andrew Read named director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (20 September 2018)

A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis (20 September 2018)

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