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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.

How to Stop an Epidemic: a free public presentation on February 6 (1 February 2016)

Discovered: How to unlock inaccessible genes (29 January 2016)

What dose of medication is best to prevent the evolution of drug resistance? (28 January 2016)

New Hope for Brain Repair: a free public presentation on January 30 (25 January 2016)

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