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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.

New research to fight human diseases: a free public minicourse starts on January 23, 2016 (18 January 2016)

Top high-energy astrophysics prize awarded to Niel Brandt (15 January 2016)

Now you see it, now you don't: The quasar that just disappeared (8 January 2016)

Discovery of a new drug target could lead to novel treatment for severe autism (4 January 2016)

Mysterious radio signals from space test Einstein's General Relativity theory (23 December 2015)

Simple mechanism for assembly and disassembly of structures in cells identified (21 December 2015)

Stephen Benkovic Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (15 December 2015)

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