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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 insights into how cellulose is built could indicate how to break it apart for biofuels (26 March 2018)

NASA set to launch Penn State led experiment (26 March 2018)

Matthews receives 2018 Penn State Alumni Achievement Award (21 March 2018)

Study of climate change could lead to understanding future of infectious disease (20 March 2018)

Social statistician and former U.S. Census director Robert Groves to present Clogg Lectures March 26 and 27 (19 March 2018)

Statistician Larry Wasserman to present Chemerda Lectures in Science on March 14 and 15, 2018 (7 March 2018)

Three from Eberly College of Science named Distinguished Professor (6 March 2018)

Marker Lectures in Genetic Engineering scheduled for March 12 and 13 (5 March 2018)

New crystal structures reveal a mysterious mechanism of gene regulation by the "magic spot" (22 February 2018)

Runze Li selected as Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Statistics (19 February 2018)

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