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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.

Caught in the act: 3D structure of an RNA-modifying protein determined in action (21 April 2016)

Inaugural Russell E. Marker Lectures in the Statistical Sciences set for April 25 and 26 (19 April 2016)

Richard Alley to present Whitmore Lecture on April 19, 2016 (15 April 2016)

William Borucki to present Marker Lectures in Astronomy and Astrophysics on April 14 and 15 (8 April 2016)

Your viruses could reveal your travel history, and more (1 April 2016)

NASA selects Penn State to lead next-generation planet finder (29 March 2016)

Student Neha Gupta, Children's Peace Prize winner, brings charity to Penn State (28 March 2016)

Getting students to 'flip' over chemistry (28 March 2016)

The Russell E. Marker Lectures in Evolutionary Biology set for April 19 and 20 (28 March 2016)

Record-breaking ultraviolet winds discovered near black hole (21 March 2016)

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