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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.

Young children’s oral bacteria may predict obesity (19 September 2018)

The surprising environment of an enigmatic neutron star (17 September 2018)

Coral bleaching increases disease risk in threatened species (11 September 2018)

Family genetic background vital for understanding progression of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders (7 September 2018)

Could a demon help to create a quantum computer? Physicists implement a version of Maxwell's famous thought experiment for reducing entropy (5 September 2018)

Water worlds could have stable climate, perhaps support life, study says (31 August 2018)

New NSF-funded center to explore chemistry of “nanothreads” (27 August 2018)

Births, deaths and collisions: Swift’s telescope snaps one millionth UV image (22 August 2018)

Wendy Hanna-Rose named head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (14 August 2018)

Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife (13 August 2018)

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