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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.

Climate change forced zombie ant fungi to adapt (30 May 2018)

Edward O’Brien honored with OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award (29 May 2018)

Mechanical force controls the speed of protein synthesis (16 May 2018)

Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards (15 May 2018)

Penn State student Paige Laughlin receives PennACE Student of the Year Award (14 May 2018)

Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn't (14 May 2018)

Abhay Ashtekar honored as an Evan Pugh Professor (11 May 2018)

Squire Booker honored as an Evan Pugh Professor (11 May 2018)

Amie Boal receives 2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (9 May 2018)

Peter Hudson to receive Penn State Honorary Alumni Award (8 May 2018)

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