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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.

Wright named recipient of SETI Institute's 2019 Drake Award (26 March 2019)

David Toews receives early investigator award from American Ornithological Society (26 March 2019)

Extremely accurate measurements of atom states for quantum computing (25 March 2019)

Penn State team earns top spot in international Kaggle hackathon (22 March 2019)

Penn State students encourage, learn from youngsters in Ugandan orphanage (21 March 2019)

Crow named recipient of 2019 Eric A. Walker Award (21 March 2019)

Kapinos and Dassama receive 2019 Penn State Alumni Achievement Award (20 March 2019)

Penn State exoplanet center celebrates 10-year anniversary (20 March 2019)

Sarah Assmann appointed editor-in-chief of scientific journal The Plant Cell (19 March 2019)

Millennium Scholars Program, philanthropy support student success in STEM (13 March 2019)

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