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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.

International documentary featuring Penn State professors makes US premiere (12 March 2019)

Eberly College of Science to host entrepreneurship seminars for Penn State Startup Week (6 March 2019)

Ernest C. Pollard Lecture Set for March 11, 2019 (4 March 2019)

Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center (1 March 2019)

Researchers find features that shape mechanical force during protein synthesis (1 March 2019)

Iridescent color from clear droplets (27 February 2019)

Human settlements and rainfall affect giraffe home ranges (25 February 2019)

"The Universe Beyond Einstein: Lessons from Primordial Messengers" a free public lecture on February 23 (21 February 2019)

Penn State’s Habitable Zone Planet Finder Enables Discovery of Planets Around Cool Stars (20 February 2019)

Lesieutre from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (19 February 2019)

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