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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.

"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)

Cui-Zu Chang Receives 2019 National Science Foundation CAREER Award (19 February 2019)

I AM STEM competition empowers students to inspire the next generation of scientists (15 February 2019)

"The Ghost Particle: A new tool for deep-space discoveries" a free public lecture on February 16 (14 February 2019)

New method uses fluorescence to identify disease-causing forms of proteins (13 February 2019)

Opening the STEM classroom to students with visual impairments (11 February 2019)

Toward automated animal identification in wildlife research (11 February 2019)

2019 Frontiers of Science, Lecture 5 - The Ghost Particle: A New Tool for Deep-Space Discoveries (Event Date: 16 February 2019) (Berg Auditorium, 100 Huck Life Sciences Building, from 16 February 2019 11:00 AM to 16 February 2019 12:00 PM)

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