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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.

Deepest x-ray image ever reveals black hole treasure trove (9 January 2017)

Donald Richards presents invited address at world’s largest mathematics meeting (9 January 2017)

Lectures on the Frontiers of Science #1 - "How To Heal Earth’s Climate" (Event Date: 21 January 2017) (100 Thomas Building, from 21 January 2017 11:00 AM to 21 January 2017 12:30 PM)

Stressed snakes strike first (21 December 2016)

Mak awarded 2016 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering (13 December 2016)

How to make a motor neuron: Mechanisms underlying direct programming of stem cells could eventually lead to cell-replacement therapies (9 December 2016)

Key regulator of bone development identified (7 December 2016)

Coral genomes reveal how populations rebound after environmental catastrophes (17 November 2016)

"Cosmic Whistle" Packs a Surprisingly Energetic Punch (14 November 2016)

Supermassive black holes and their masses subject of Nov. 10 Friedman Lecture (8 November 2016)

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