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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.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll to High Efficiency Photovoltaics (27 September 2018)

Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced (25 September 2018)

Philip Bevilacqua named head of Department of Chemistry (24 September 2018)

Andrew Read named director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (20 September 2018)

A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis (20 September 2018)

Young children’s oral bacteria may predict obesity (19 September 2018)

The surprising environment of an enigmatic neutron star (17 September 2018)

Coral bleaching increases disease risk in threatened species (11 September 2018)

Family genetic background vital for understanding progression of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders (7 September 2018)

Could a demon help to create a quantum computer? Physicists implement a version of Maxwell's famous thought experiment for reducing entropy (5 September 2018)

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