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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.

Discovered: Why warm galaxies stop birth of new stars (25 May 2016)

New targets for vaccines identified on the surface of the malaria parasite (23 May 2016)

Quinnan Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (18 May 2016)

How did the giraffe get its long neck? Clues now revealed by new genome sequencing (17 May 2016)

How depression and antidepressant drugs work: New insight from depressed mice helps researchers unite two hypotheses (17 May 2016)

Under Pressure: New technique could make large, flexible solar panels more feasible (13 May 2016)

Four synchronized planets reveal clues to how planets form (11 May 2016)

Historic first detection of a gravitational wave detailed at Friedman Lecture on April 28 (25 April 2016)

Wing and Bram to represent Penn State Eberly College of Science as student marshals (21 April 2016)

Leigh Krompasky and Grace Lee Receive the John W. White Graduate Fellowship (21 April 2016)

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