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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.

LaJeunesse and colleagues receive 2017 Tyge Christiansen Prize (9 January 2019)

Searching the stars (3 January 2019)

2019 Lectures on the Frontiers of Science (Start Date: 19 January 2019)  / End Date: 23 February 2019) (from 19 January 2019 12:00 AM to 23 February 2019 12:00 PM)

Beyond the black hole singularity (20 December 2018)

Bacterial protein could help find materials for your next smartphone (19 December 2018)

Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018 (13 December 2018)

Transforming campus for the Haunted-U Halloween science festival (7 December 2018)

Unprecedented screen of 500,000 compounds reveals new candidates for malaria prevention drug (6 December 2018)

Training grant supports graduate students studying gene regulation (3 December 2018)

Corals and their microbiomes evolved together (29 November 2018)

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