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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.

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

Nobel Laureate, Thomas R. Cech, to Give Three Free Lectures at Penn State: The Marker Lectures in Genetic Engineering and Lecture on Science Education set for April 7 and 8 (18 March 2016)

Eric Feigelson named Distinguished Senior Scholar (18 March 2016)

Keeping ribosomes stuck may stop virulent bacteria strain in its tracks (17 March 2016)

DJs, drones and the sounds of data featured at 2016 Polar Day on March 22 (17 March 2016)

Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lectures set for March 21, 22, and 23 (14 March 2016)

Stone Memorial Lecture set for March 21 (14 March 2016)

Schaak honored with 2016 American Chemical Society Inorganic Nanoscience Award (11 March 2016)

NSF funds national user facility for $17.8 million to develop 2-D crystals (4 March 2016)

Phillips honored with Stephen and Patricia Benkovic Early Career Professorship (3 March 2016)

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