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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.

Five Alumni Honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award (2 October 2017)

IceCube researcher, Philipp Eller, wins poster prize (29 September 2017)

Wolszczan awarded Bohdan Paczynski Medal (29 September 2017)

New gravitational wave hits Earth -- For the first time, 3 detectors zoom in on its location (27 September 2017)

Gene associated with schizophrenia risk regulates neurodevelopment (22 September 2017)

Russell E. Marker Lectures in the Statistical Sciences set for October 5 and 6 (21 September 2017)

Mystery solved: Super-energetic space particles crash to Earth from far, far away (21 September 2017)

Simpson and Priestley Lectures set for October 2 and 3, 2017 (21 September 2017)

Pollard Lecture Set for September 28 (20 September 2017)

$4.92M gift to Penn State for new industrial biotechnology center (19 September 2017)

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