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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.

Next-generation dark matter detector in a race to finish line: Mile-deep U.S.-based experiment is on a fast track to help solve science mystery (24 February 2017)

Free public lecture on February 25: "Marine Mammals as Health Sentinels for Oceans and Us" (22 February 2017)

Three from Eberly College of Science awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships (21 February 2017)

NSF funds supercomputer cluster at Penn State (21 February 2017)

Catalytic Conveyer Belt: A new method for controlled delivery of particles via fluid flow (20 February 2017)

Stone Memorial Lecture set for February 27 (20 February 2017)

Grant to help pave a big data highway to explore genome, enhance health (15 February 2017)

Free public lecture on February 18: "The Race to Grow Enough Food for Everyoneā€¯ (15 February 2017)

Measuring entropy: A scanning-tunneling microscope provides a glimpse of the mysterious property (13 February 2017)

How best to treat infections and tumors: Choice of containment versus aggressive treatment depends on drug resistance (9 February 2017)

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