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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.

Rodríguez Hertz awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement (10 May 2017)

Keating awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement (10 May 2017)

Rao Prize Conference on May 12, 2017 features statistics prize winner (5 May 2017)

Sylvia Biscoveanu to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2017 (1 May 2017)

Watch live: Ashtekar introduced to membership of National Academy of Sciences (28 April 2017)

Sarah Ades named 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellow (28 April 2017)

Penn State and Geisinger team up in new program to train next generation of biomedical scientists (27 April 2017)

Disease-associated genes routinely missed in some genetic studies (20 April 2017)

Joseph Ecker to present Chemerda Lectures in Science on April 24 and 25, 2017 (19 April 2017)

Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium (Start Date: 21 April 2017)  / End Date: 22 April 2017) (Forest Resources Building, from 21 April 2017 02:00 AM to 22 April 2017 06:00 PM)

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